program description

This one-year program prepares students to enter the plumbing industry. This course will cover the base fundamentals of the following: construction math, power & hand tools, basic rigging, material handling, communication skills, construction drawings, and employability skills. Students will also learn about plastic pipe, copper pipe, cast-iron pipe, carbon steel pipe, PEX, fittings, fixtures, drains, waste, vent, and water distribution systems, valves, water heaters, fuel gas and oil systems, structural penetrations, insulation, and firestopping.

Upon completion of the one-year program, students may test for certification with the National Center for Construction and Education Research (NCCER).

2017-2018 Information

Steve Lacey

Steve Lacey

General Construction Technology & Plumbing Trade Specialties Instructor

“West-MEC is an awesome place to work, providing a conducive learning environment. Students expand their knowledge through hands-on learning while using their minds, which is what construction is about. Building on a good foundation is the start of a sound structure.”