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.
- Plumber Helper
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.
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 A||Helper, Plumber, Pipefitter||360 Hours|
|OCP B||Residential Plumber||240 Hours|
|OCP C||Commercial Plumber||240 Hours|
|OCP D||Plumbing Applications||240 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 Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
|Southwest Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
|William H. Turner Technical Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center|
|Southwest Adult Education Center|
|William H. Turner Technical Adult Education Center|
|Valarie B. Johnson|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/plumbers-pipefitters-and-steamfitters.htm.
- Indeed on the Internet at https://www.indeed.com/salaries/Plumbers-Helper-Salaries,-Florida