Plumber

Career Diploma Accredited

Plumber Training For Your Employees

Improve employee retention and increase your bottom line by offering online plumber training to new and current employees. Penn Foster's Plumber Career Diploma is designed to prepare workers for entry-level plumbing roles through training in fundamental topics.

  • Industry-aligned, updated content ensures workers learn key skills and plumbing procedures.
  • Our learn-practice-apply instruction model is designed to help working learners retain knowledge and apply what they learn to real world concepts through interactive simulations, animations, and videos.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your learners or employees successfully progress through training.
Accredited
Online
Self Paced
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What Your Learners Will Study

  1. Plumbing and construction basics, including the tools and skills used for the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing and heating systems.
  2. Certain aspects of plumbing work that come along with maintaining and installing different plumbing systems, including topics like hydraulics and pneumatics; how to rig and hoist using ropes and knots; and the procedures and equipment used in solder, brazing, welding, and excavating.
  3. The fundamentals of piping blueprints including the different types of drawings, symbols, abbreviations, and dimensions that are used in laying out a good plumbing system.
  4. How to understand International Plumbing Code (IPC) and learn how to examine codes for fixtures, equipment, and designs, as well as learning how to navigate the IPC to research questions and prepare for installations.

Plumber Training Curriculum


Average completion time: 8-12 mo

Aligned with the industry standards, our online Plumber Training Program is designed to prepare learners to become skilled plumbers. Courses include:


  • Fundamentals of Plumbing
  • Modern Plumbing
  • Reading Piping Prints
  • International Plumbing Code

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Our Partners

As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions.
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Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, anywhere
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation

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