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Plumbers Apprentice - Union

Program Information

Apprenticeship - Code 1070 - Catalog 2017/2018

David Fitzgerald, Adjunct Faculty, David.Fitzgerald@daytonastate.edu

Bridgette Cherry, 386-506-4165, Bridgette.Cherry@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the Plumbing Apprentice - Union program is to provide the knowledge, practice and skill development necessary to become a successful journeyman Plumber.

Outcomes:

The Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union #295 apprenticeship program is a state subsidized, five-year plumbing residential, commercial and industrial program. Apprentices begin with an OSHA safety course in which every passing student will be OSHA certified by a Daytona Beach Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union #295 instructor. Students learn rules and regulations for the "craft" in the state of Florida. Courses include: math, drawing interpretation, welding, pipefitting, layout, rigging and signaling, tubing and instruction, basic air conditioning and refrigeration as well as use and care of tools. Apprentices receive extensive classroom and on-the-job training (OJT).

In most cases, a great deal of financial resources and energy are required to prepare for your career, but in a registered apprenticeship program, you are paid a progressively increased wage while you learn the occupation. The curriculum provides knowledge and skills training in all aspects of the plumbers and pipe fitters field. Apprentices are required to work a total of 10,000 hours of OJT and 1,230 class hours for successful completion of the program 5 year program. Classes are held at Daytona State College, Daytona Campus, 1200 West International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 and OJT is scheduled at various places of employment.

Description:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to follow rules, building codes, and all state and federal safety regulations.
  2. Demonstrate proper usage of different tools, equipment, materials and products used in the trade.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge in all aspects of the industry including but not limited to theory, application, troubleshooting and safety.
  4. Demonstrate skills in the residential, commercial and industrial markets.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement projects related to the field.

Note: The length of this program makes it ineligible for federal and state financial aid.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: None
Other Cost: Contact Daytona Beach Plumbers and Pipefitters Union at 386-252-7429.

Additional Admission Requirements

THE ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS SHALL INCLUDE:

Applicants must apply and be accepted by the sponsor, the Daytona Beach Plumbers and Pipefitters Union #295 to be eligible for the program.

  1. Potential apprentices must be 18 years of age or older at the time the application is completed at Daytona Beach Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Hall, 743 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. 
  2. Daytona Beach Plumbers and Pipefitters Union #295 Apprenticeship Committee must select first-year apprentices, before beginning the program. Please contact David Fitzgerald (Training Director of Daytona Beach Plumbers and Pipefitters Union #295 at 386-252-7429. Website for Daytona Beach Plumbers and Pipefitters Union #295 Apprenticeship Committee is www.ua295.org
  3. High school diploma or GED equivalency is required for admission into the program. To be determined by Committee.
  4. High school transcripts required. GED grades report required when applicable.
  5. Valid driver's license and physically able to perform duties of trade.
  6. One credit of high school algebra.
  7. Take the industry's validated aptitude test and take a drug test prior to employment.

DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS:

Students who have been selected by the committee must be admitted to Daytona State College by completing the Daytona State College Application for Admissions. The College does charge a one-time, non-refundable assessment fee to all students, at the time of initial enrollment.  

Students will be registered for apprenticeship classes and on-the-job training through the appropriate apprenticeship committee.

Careers

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to all students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on any career, job or salary potential can be found at www.onetonline.org.

The typical length of the program is five years and includes class time and paid on-the-job-training.

46.053 Plumbing Technology/ Plumber
47-2152.02 Plumbers Bright Outlook Green 
47-2152.00 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 
49-9071.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 
47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 
47-2152.01 Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters 

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

BCA0450LPlumbing Apprentice 1 Lab

639.9

BCA0451Plumbing Apprentice 2

123

BCA0451LPlumbing Apprentice 2 Lab

679.8

BCA0452Plumbing Apprentice 3

123

BCA0452LPlumbing Apprentice 3 Lab

679.8

BCA0453LPlumbing Apprentice 4 Lab

639.9

BCA0454Plumbing Apprentice 5

123

BCA0454LPlumbing Apprentice 5 Lab

680

BCA0455Plumbing Apprentice 6

123

BCA0455LPlumbing Apprentice 6 Lab

679.8

BCA0456LPlumbing Apprentice 7 Lab

639.9

BCA0457Plumbing Apprentice 8

123

BCA0457LPlumbing Apprentice 8 Lab

679.8

BCA0458Plumbing Apprentice 9

123

BCA0458LPlumbing Apprentice 9 Lab

679.8

BCA0459LPlumbing Apprentice 10 Lab

640

BCA0431Plumbing Apprentice 11

123

BCA0431LPlumbing Apprentice 11 Lab

680

BCA0432Plumbing Apprentice 12

123

BCA0432LPlumbing Apprentice 12 Lab

680

BCA0433LPlumbing Apprentice 13 Lab

639.9

BCA0434Plumbing Apprentice 14

123

BCA0434LPlumbing Apprentice 14 Lab

679.8

BCA0435Plumbing Apprentice 15

123

BCA0435LPlumbing Apprentice 15 Lab

679.8

Notes

JOURNEYMAN CERTIFICATE:

Awarded by Apprenticeship Office of Workforce Education, 
Florida Department of Education on Successful Completion of Program
If you are interested in applying tor this program, please contact: 
David Fitzgerald, Director of Training
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union No. 295
743 North Beach Street
Daytona Beach, FL. 32114
Phone: (386) 252-7429

E-mail: David.Fitzgerald@daytonastate.edu

Website: UA295