Licensed plumbers apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, assemble, install and maintain piping fixtures and systems for steam, natural gas, oil, hot water, heating, cooling, drainage, lubricating, sprinkling and industrial processing systems in homes and business environments.
To qualify for apprenticeship training, you must be employed and sponsored by a licensed plumbing contractor. You must also be at least 18 years of age and possess good math, reading and writing skills.
Information Unique to the Training
This training is provided in partnership with the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program of Carroll County. The Plumbing Apprenticeship Program of Carroll County is approved by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. You must be accepted into the program before registering for classes.
For more information about the program, call Linda Daigle-Jones at (410) 876-0484.
Courses to Complete
- Core Courses
VOC-509 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 1 - Part 1
VOC-510 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 1 - Part 2
VOC-511 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 2 - Part 1
VOC-512 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 2 - Part 2
VOC-516 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 3 - Part 1
VOC-513 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 3 - Part 2
VOC-514 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 4 - Part 1
VOC-515 Plumbing Apprentice Training Year 4 - Part 2
Approximate Number of Hours
600+ classroom hours
8,000 on-the-job training hours
Approximate Training Cost*
Varies based on the agreement you have with your employer.
Journey certification from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensure and Regulation (DLLR)
Related Continuing Education Courses
Estimated Hourly Wage**
*Unless noted, the cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.