Plumbing Diploma

Plumbing is an essential everyday service in modern America. Whenever someone needs water, gas, septic, steam, or air systems in a home or business, they turn to a plumber to get the job done.
Our coursework is designed to teach you the fundamental skills and knowledge you need to seek an entry-level position as an apprentice plumber. Plus, on our accelerated path, you can earn your Diploma in just 40 weeks!*

The Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners approved the Vista College Plumbing Diploma Program to count for 1,000 hours credit towards the 4,000 hours required for the Tradesman Plumber-Limited License examination, and to count for 1,000 hours of the 8,000 hours required to qualify for the Journeyman Plumbers license examination.  Each student must register with the State Board of Plumbing Examiners as a Plumber’s Apprentice prior to beginning the program for the hours to count. Graduates of the plumbing program must include proof of completion of the class when submitting applications for state examination or registration endorsement.

Opportunities with a Plumbing Diploma

After you earn your plumbing Diploma, you have a lot of opportunity ahead. Our program will give you the knowledge and resources you need to:

  • Learn the theory and reasoning behind plumbing practices
  • Get hands-on experience with fundamental plumbing principles
  • Seek employment with a master or journeyman plumber

Plumbing DiplomaHere, you’ll work with instructors who are expert plumbers. Their knowledge and experience will help you develop the confidence, skills, and know-how that are expected from a modern plumber.
You’ll also pick up the classroom essentials that you need to make quick and smart decisions in the field. As a plumber, your clients will expect you to know exactly how to make a safe and successful piping system that’ll safely deliver the results they need.

That’s why you’ll cover subjects like:

  • Plumbing codes
  • Installation and testing
  • System repair / maintenance
  • Drain, waste, and ventilation
  • Electricity and fuel gas
  • Water
  • Air
  • Steam

Financial aid is available to all who qualify.

*Successful, continuous, full-time enrollment required to achieve 40-week completion timeline.

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Please note: Not all programs are available at all Ground Campuses or via the Vista College – Online Campus. Your Admissions Representatives can provide detailed information.

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