Plumbing and Heating – Career Training
Hands-On Training for a Career as a Plumber
Learn to Earn. Learn by Doing. Learn a Trade! At Orleans Technical College, you can earn your Trades Diploma in just 6 or 13 months and take the first step toward an exciting career in Plumbing and Heating. Our career training course is hands-on so that you gain the skills that employers are looking for!
You can solve plumbing and heating needs for homeowners and businesses as heating service technicians, assistant plumbers, or pipefitters. Orleans graduates are ready to work with gas, oil, and electric heating, lay out plumbing systems, and install water lines, fixtures, furnaces, and more.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. A high school diploma or equivalent is required to apply. A driver’s license is recommended to travel for jobs post-graduation.
Orleans Tech’s Plumbing and Heating students design and build a fully functional bathroom consisting of toilet, sink, and bathtub. Water and drainage lines are installed, utilizing both hot and cold running water. Hot water heaters—electric, gas, and oil—are installed and serviced. Students are instructed in the installation and repair of forced hot air heaters, related ductwork, and hydronic heaters with radiators or baseboard units. All tasks and instructional activities are performed in conjunction with current municipal codes.
Orleans Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and named a 2018 “School of Distinction.”