Plumber Training

Find an accredited plumbing training program at a local trade school or technical college. Specialized technician training classes available for various plumbing certificate preparation like pipe-fitter or steamfitter. Accelerated, weekend class and hybrid (classroom/online) course options are available at some schools.

The median annual wage for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters was $51,450 in May 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $30,430, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $90,530.“[ref]

Schools with Plumber Training Programs

All listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.

All trade schools are not listed here, use the search application to find your local options.

Become a Plumber: Prerequisites

  • Minimum age of 18
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Pass a basic math test
  • Knowledge of computers
  • Trade school or community college
  • Complete 4-5 years apprenticeship
  • Get plumbing license


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