3903 | Plumbing Technology

Apprenticeship

Description of Program:

The Plumbing Technology Apprenticeship Program is sponsored by the Heartland Plumbing Apprenticeship Committee. Program completion requires that you perform 640 hours of related class training and 8000 hours of on-the-job training (OJT). Related class training hours may count toward completion, but OJT hours are not recorded until you are indentured to a participating employer. The Plumbing Technology Apprenticeship program is a selective admission program restricted to individuals who are employed in the plumbing industry and are working for a participating employer. Prospective students who are currently working for a participating employer in this area are encouraged to apply for selection to the Apprenticeship Committee before August of each year. For more information call 863-453-2250. This program is registered with the Florida Department of Education and is recognized by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship Training. This is a limited access program.

Length: 640 contact hours and 8,000 hours on-the-job training / 21 occupational credits


PREFIX NUMBER COURSE NAME CONTACT HOURS

FIRST YEAR
First Term
  BCA 0450 Plumbing I   80
  BCA 0401 Plumbing Internship I   320
Second Term
  BCA 0451 Plumbing II   80
  BCA 0402 Plumbing Internship II   320
Summer Term
  BCA 0403 Plumbing Internship III   400

SECOND YEAR
First Term
* BCA 0452 Plumbing III   80
  BCA 0404 Plumbing Internship IV   320
Second Term
* BCA 0453 Plumbing IV   80
  BCA 0405 Plumbing Internship V   320
Summer Term
  BCA 0406 Plumbing Internship VI   400

THIRD YEAR
First Term
* BCA 0454 Plumbing V   80
  BCA 0407 Plumbing Internship VII   320
Second Term
* BCA 0455 Plumbing VI   80
  BCA 0408 Plumbing Internship VIII   320
Summer Term
  BCA 0409 Plumbing Internship IX   400

FOURTH YEAR
First Term
* BCA 0456 Plumbing VII   80
  BCA 0426 Plumbing Internship X   320
Second Term
* BCA 0457 Plumbing VIII   80
  BCA 0427 Plumbing Internship XI   320
Summer Term
  BCA 0428 Plumbing Internship XII   400
        4800

  Apprentices must also document 8,000 hours of appropriate on-the-job training and pass the Experior examination for Journeyman Plumber.
* Requires approval from Apprenticeship Program Manager
NOTE: BCA 0441 is still active as a standalone course. All new internships are equivalent to BCA 0441.