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You’re good with your hands and enjoy problem-solving. You have physical strength and you’re energized by troubleshooting issues. Plunge into a career that uses all your skills with Ashworth’s Plumbing Career Diploma.
Pipes are part of all modern structures, so plumbers are essential to home and business owners. As a plumber, you’ll install and repair water, drainage, gas, and other pipe systems. You may also install bathtubs, toilets, dishwashers, and water heaters, as well as maintain septic systems. You’ll also determine the necessary materials for a job, connect pipes, and perform tests. With a faster than average job outlook, now is a great time to enter the field.
Finding a career that encompasses all your skills may sound like a pipedream, but with Ashworth’s plumbing program you can train for the field in as little as four months. While studying at your own pace, you’ll learn tasks essential to your job, like how to work with pipes, valves, and fittings. You’ll complete lessons such as
Most states require plumbers to complete an apprenticeship, which can last four to five years. Apprentices typically receive paid on-the-job training and after completion are considered journey workers. Most states also require plumbers to be licensed. Licensing, training, and other requirements vary and each state has its own contact information to find out more information.
In 2018, plumbers earned a median salary of $53,910 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. After completing our plumbing program, you should be able to describe the application and installation of standard plumbing fixtures and have an understanding of the career opportunities available to plumbers. The skills you learn can help you enter the job field. Your salary may increase as you become more experienced or based on your location.
Learn how to work with pipes and valves, how to install appliances, and more all at your own pace. If you’re ready to start your career journey towards becoming a plumber with Ashworth, call an Admissions Advisor at or enroll online today.