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Students in the Plumbing Apprentice program will learn design, install, repair and maintaining piping systems such as soil, waste, vent, potable water, waste water treatment, gas systems (medical, propane, and natural) in residential, commercial, industrial building and utility sites. Students will learn to assemble, install, maintain and repair pipes, fittings, fixtures, appurtenances, appliances of heating, storm water and sanitary drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes. In addition, students will learn how to install sanitary fixtures; such as lavatories, toilets, bathtubs, bathrooms accessories, showers, kitchen sinks and appliances, drinking fountains and laundry equipment.

Cost Summary

$45 Adult college admission fee
$50 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$2,472 Student tuition and fees **
$659 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Plumbing Apprentice

Classroom Hours

Mo Tu We Th Fr

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Course Registration

Plumbing 1A: Contact Student Services Get Started
Plumbing Self-Registration Available Courses

Class Schedule:

Course Class Start Class End

Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only).
  • Complete the placement assessments as noted below

It is recommended that students be a licensed apprentice, working for a licensed contractor prior to beginning this program.

Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
— No Reading Assessments for this program —
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 300
Alternate Documentation
  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
  • Plumbing

Transfer Options

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Plumbing Apprentice program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

  • Weber State University
  • Salt Lake Community College

Program Faculty

Bryce Chapman – Lead Instructor
Master Journeyman, Licenced Plumbing Contractor, Utah State Board of Education Teaching Certificate
Certificate from Ogden Weber Appliced Technology College
801-593- Email

Allan Gehrke
Diploma, with Extensive Industry Experience from Clearfield Highschool
801-593-2346 Email

Arnold Poll
High School Diploma, Certificate from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College
801-593-2346 Email

Bridger Scothern
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College
801-593-2346 Email

Jon Webster
High School Diploma, Certificate, Master Plumber from Salt Lake Community College
801-593-2346 Email

Nathan Adams
High School Diploma, Certificate from Electrical Apprentice, Journeyman
801-593-2346 Email

Rylee Purser
Bachelor's degree from Weber State University
801-593-2346 Email

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

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Enrollment Steps


Complete college application and pay fee


Complete Placement Assessments
— if applicable —


Meet with Student Services for program instructions


Complete Orientation or Program Packet


Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)


Pay tuition and fees


Purchase textbooks and materials


Start classes