Gain Hands-on Plumbing & Pipefitting Training at Our Plumbing School
There is no time to waste. At Apex Technical School learn the skills you need to enter the plumbing trade. Gain core skills such as the use of hand and power tools, fixtures, faucets, fittings, DWV piping and valves. You are also taught pipefitting skills, such as sprinkler fitting and fabrication, flange and groove, and socket and butt weld pipe fabrication.
Our plumbing classes give you a total of 900 hours of plumbing and pipefitting training. Half of the training takes place in class where you learn history, concepts, and plumbing safety. The other half takes place in a business-like manner, giving students the opportunity to apply theory with hands-on training.
Plumbing classes are available full time and part time to meet your needs. Courses in plumbing and pipefitting start every few weeks. Contact us for more information about our school for plumbing.
What can you expect when you prepare for an entry-level position with plumbing and pipefitting training at Apex? The program includes a series of six courses, ranging from basic plumbing classes to more advanced courses. Browse descriptions of our courses in plumbing below.
Plumbing Segment 1: This introductory course plumbing introduces students to basic plumbing safety as well as the history and concepts of plumbing.
Plumbing Segment 2: In this Level 2 class, students will be taught fixtures and faucets, cast-iron pipe and fittings, installing and testing piping and installing and servicing fixtures, valves and faucets.
Plumbing Segment 3: In this class, students will learn about carbon steel pipe and fittings, fuel gas systems, installing water heaters, reading commercial drawings and servicing pipe systems and appliances.
Plumbing Segment 4: This advanced plumbing class teaches business math for plumbers, sizing DWV and storm systems, private water supply systems, private waste disposal systems and more.
Pipefitting Segment 1: In this level 1 class, students will get an orientation to pipefitting, pipefitting hand tools and pipefitting power tools.
Pipefitting Segment 2: This level 2 class teaches shop drawings and detailed sheets, motorized equipment, pipefitting systems and more.
Apex Technical School
24-02 Queens Plaza South
Long Island City, NY 11101 (212) 645-3300