Plumbing Apprenticeship

Intro

The Plumbing Apprenticeship program satisfies the educational requirements to take the State Journeyman Plumber Exam. To complete the entire Plumbing Apprenticeship program, an individual must be licensed through the State and work under the supervision of a licensed Journeyman Plumber. This program provides a solid understanding of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), its layout, and the requirements for different plumbing systems and parts of those systems. This program discusses the processes, parts, and risks involved with the various plumbing systems, as well as the safety equipment and measures in place to protect plumbers and the public.

Plumbing Apprenticeship must register for licensure through the Utah State Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, www.dopl.utah.gov

Objectives

  • Determine the application of the International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • Demonstrate how to navigate the International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • Calculate the sizing of various piping, including natural gas, supply, and waste lines
  • Demonstrate the application of the International Fuel Gas Code
  • Demonstrate the application of the International Mechanical Code
  • Demonstrate practical application of plumbing mathematics
  • Apply critical and practical thinking skills necessary to pass the State Journeyman’s
 
 

Courses

How to Apply

Choose Your Program

This program is defined entry, defined exit. Students can start in August. Please contact a Student Success Advisor with any questions you may have about a program. You can check the start dates here.

Make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here >>

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Admissions

Fill out the admissions form below. College admission policy requires a student to have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (e.g. GED).

Fill out the Logan Campus Admissions Form here >>

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Programmatic Requirements

Students will receive additional pre-enrollment programmatic requirements, if applicable, via email or can view the programmatic requirements on the previous tab. If you have not received this email within 24 hours, please check your spam or junk mail folders.

 WorkKeys Assessment:  This is a WorkKeys Assessment: Applied Math (4), Graphic Literacy (4), Workplace Documents (4). 

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

Schedule your Entrance Assessment here >>

If applicable, upload ACT/SAT score here >>

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Enrollment/Registration

Once the programmatic requirements have been completed, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule.

The first month's payment or completed Financial Aid is required at the time of enrollment. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu, or you can visit us in person at the Logan Campus! 

Financial Aid

 

Scholarships

Checklist

I have my Student ID

Letter of Recommendation

I have a personal history/career objective

I have my high school transcript

The Process

Apply for scholarships at https://btech.edu/scholarships (soft deadline (5th of each month).

BTECH emails a link to schedule a Scholarship Interview.

Interview with the Scholarship Committee (generally 3rd Tuesday of each month).

BTECH evaluates the interview rubric and available funds.

Notified of award results within 4 weeks.

The student will receive a link to schedule a meeting to accept the award.

BTECH disburses scholarships.

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Veterans

Reach out to the VA Certifying Official at nmcinelly@btech.edu.

If you have any questions please make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here.

Tuition
and Fees
Estimated Equalized Payment
$3,005 $376
this is an estimate paid
Course fees may vary per quarter
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Estimated Books
& Supplies
Pell
Eligible
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment No
High School Adult Students:
Arranged
varies by school
M/W - 6 pm to 9 pm
T/Th - 6 pm to 9 pm
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Hours
Per Week

6

Certificate
Duration

24 credits 
4 Years

Registration Begins January 3, 2024

Class Name Class Date Day Time Code Cost
Plumbing IB Jan 3 - April 15 M  W 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1120 01 LC $376
Plumbing IIB Jan 4 - April 16 Tu  Th 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1220 01 LC $376
Plumbing IIIB Jan 3 - April 15 M W 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1320 01 LC $376
Plumbing IVB Jan 4 - April 16 Tu Th 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1420 01 LC $376

Licensing:

The following are the requirements for obtaining a Plumber License:

  • Requirements for Plumbing Apprenticeship
    • Be at least 18 years of age (16 years if registered through the United States Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship https://www.apprenticeship.gov ) at the time of application.
    • Obtain a sponsoring journeyman (employer) for your apprenticeship.
    • Complete and submit a Licensing Application for Plumbing Apprenticeship https://dopl.utah.gov/pl/ and pay the licensing fee.
  • Residential Journeyman Plumber Requirements:
    • Complete three years (6000 hours) of On-the-Job Training and 540 hours (6 semesters) of apprentice education as a licensed apprentice.
    • Apply for and pass the Utah Residential Journeyman Plumber Exam with a minimum score of 70%.
  • Journeyman Plumber Requirements:
    • Complete four years (8000 hours) of On-the-Job Training and 720 hours (8 semesters) of education as a licensed apprentice.
    • Apply for and pass the Utah Journeyman Plumber Exam with a minimum score of 70%

Downloads: Information for Plumbing Apprenticeship

FAQ's for the Journeyman Master Exams

Logan Campus
1410 North 1000 West
Logan, Utah 84321

Living Miscellaneous personal
$8,136 $2,331
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Transportation Dependent Care
$1,620 $369
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Disability-related Professional licensure, certification, or a first professional credential
$108 $116

Outcome Data

License required for Journeyman level - State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Apprentice Plumber is an independent apprenticeship program and is not accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

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