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Plumbing Technology - Plumbing Technology

This field is always in high demand.


The purpose of the programs in this cluster is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of pipe occupations. The content includes but is not limited to reading construction documents, understanding building codes in the pipe trades, plumbing pipe-cutting-and-joining skills and plumbing layout and installation.

Career Opportunities:

  • Plumber Helper

Employment Outlook:

Employment of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is projected to grow 16% from 2016 to 2026.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $14.36 hourly or $29,869 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1080 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program.  Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP AHelper, Plumber, Pipefitter360 Hours
OCP BResidential Plumber240 Hours
OCP CCommercial Plumber240 Hours
OCP DPlumbing Applications240 Hours
Total Hours: 1080

Location & Course’s Schedule:

This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge in installing pipes, fixtures; study blueprints and follow state and local building codes; replace worn parts; and much more.  Plumbing Technology is available at the following school (s):

Miami Coral Park Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Southwest Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
William H. Turner Technical Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center
(305) 226-6565
Andres Trujillo
Vivian Pedroso
Ext. 2266
Ext. 2205
Southwest Adult Education Center
(305) 274-0181
Josefa Rodriguez
Yamile Reyes
Ext. 2243
William H. Turner Technical Adult Education Center
(305) 691-8324
Valarie B. Johnson
Gia Jones
Martha Pinell
Julia Innocent