Plumbing Apprenticeship Student

Plumbing Apprenticeship


Plumbers who are well trained are able to install safe and efficient plumbing systems, which reduces the spread of disease and improve sanitation.  Successful plumbers develop the skills and knowledge they need to carry out a wide range of tasks.  As a Plumber Apprentice, you will be working in residential and commercial buildings assembling, installing, and repairing water, drainage and heating systems.

Plumbing Apprentices must register with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing and complete 8,000 hours of paid on-the-job training as a licensed apprentice as well as complete 720 hours of classroom instruction to take the state Journeyman exam.

Students will gain the knowledge of the following:

  • Plumbing Safety
  • Plumbing tools of the trade for installation and service
  • Mathematic for Plumbers
  • Hydraulics, Pneumatics
  • Blueprint reading
  • Building and Plumbing codes from IPC and UPC
  • Soldering, Brazing, Welding
  • Conduit bending, Raceways-Fittings
  • Designing, Installing, Servicing of Water supply, disposal piping and fittings
  • Installation of fixtures and appliances

Additional Information

Application Fee

Graduation Fee

Tuition & Fees

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Program Start Dates
2019 - August 6
2020 - January 7

Classroom Availability
Tues & Thurs 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Program Length
720 Hours

Main Campus, Bldg. B


Curt Crofts

Curt has been in the construction trades for 25 plus years.  He has experience in framing, concrete, finish work, electrical and HVAC. Curt joins Dixie Technical College as the Director of Construction Technology and is passionate about what he does and is dedicated to helping students succeed.

Adjunct Instructors: Jack Tice, Eric Dansie

Office Hours:
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Submit
    College Application Form with $40 application fee to Student Services.
  • Enroll
    with Academic Advisor or Program Facilitator
  • Register
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