Continuing Education


The Plumbing program consists of 500 clock hours of training for the purpose of installing, maintaining, and repairing many different types of pipe systems.

Key content includes:

  • Introduction to the Plumbing Profession
  • Plumbing Safety
  • Tools of the Plumbing Trade
  • Plumbing Math
  • Plumbing Drawings
  • Reading Commercial Drawings
  • Structural Penetrations
  • Plastic Pipe and Fittings
  • Copper Pipe and Fittings
  • Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings
  • Carbon Steel Pipe and Fittings
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Basic Electricity
  • Fire Stopping
  • Installing Water Heaters
  • Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Systems
  • Installing and Testing DWV Piping
  • Water Distribution Systems
  • Fuel Gas and Fuel Oil Systems
  • Installing Roof, Floor, and Area Drains
  • Installing and Testing Water Supply Piping
  • Installing Fixtures and Valves

You will earn three stackable credentials:
NCCER Plumbing Level 1
NCCER Plumbing Level 2

This video shows what you will learn in SLCC's short-term plumbing course:


Tuition includes tools and a tool bag for you to begin your plumbing apprenticeship.

For more information on SLCC's plumbing course, call 337-521-9028, email, or fill out the contact form.

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