Plumbing Technician Program
Adult Education CTE | Construction Trades | Plumbing Technician courses in Long Island
Required Courses: Plumbing I • Plumbing II • Hydronics • Gas Burner • OSHA-30
Begin a career in the plumbing industry! Plumbing I will introduce you to basic skills necessary to get started in this area of construction. Identify and handle tools of the trade and practice the best safety procedures. Learn how to cut and install various types of materials that are used within the field. You will gain experience with pipe fitting and how to repair and install toilet bowls, faucets and bathtubs! Finally, you will also learn plumbing codes and assemble plumbing projects, all hands on.
Build on your knowledge of plumbing in this advanced course! Learn how to solder copper pipes and thread black pipe. While continuing throughout the course, we will prepare you with additional NY State codes and understanding the differences between domestic water, drainage, vents, heating pipe and their functions. Meet with our Employment Center counselors for job postings and application procedures.
Prerequisite: Plumbing I
Continue in this program to advance your career in plumbing. Learn how to execute and layout drainage and vent piping for a three-piece bathroom and a single-family house. You will expand on the different types of codes, all hangers and supports necessary within the plumbing industry. Learn professional skills such as realistic expectations and customer service, making you well-rounded to work in any plumbing company.
Prerequisite: Plumbing II
Hydronics is the use of circulating water in a system to heat or cool a building. Learn about the efficiency of hydronic system operations and explore the various types of piping layouts and circuiting arrangements. Study technical components such as expansion tanks, pipe dimensions, and pumps to comprehend this very important aspect of plumbing construction.
Continue your knowledge of heating systems with this in-depth study of Gas Burner. Study the physical properties of natural gas and how it is used in heating residential and commercial buildings. Learn the components of this type of system and the details of its operation. Become familiar with installations, diagnosing problems, and methods of repair work.
The OSHA-30 course provides entry-level construction workers with general awareness of recognition and prevention of hazards on a construction site. OSHA recommends that you enroll in this safety certification program as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA29 CFR 1926. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of each job. Upon successful completion, you will receive a 30-hour Construction Safety Certification Completion Card.
Adult Career and Technical Education
Michele Cohen, Principal
Adult Education Office:
Brad Slepian, Assistant Principal
BOCES employees, retirees, alumnus of GC Tech or Barry Tech, ask about a discount for our programs.