Plumbing and Heating / HVAC
Teacher: Fred Castro
Phone: (516) 622-6800 x.5326
E-Mail: FCastro@nasboces.orgThe goal of this course is to provide student's with the hands on skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college and the workplace.We explore careers in both Plumbing & Heating to prepare students for entry level positions in the field.This course is certified by New York State:
This 2-year course will cover both the residential and commercial components of the field, applying theory to practical situations. In the first year, students will focus on basic plumbing skills, while in the second year, they will learn advanced skills such as designing, sizing, estimating, and working with hydronic heating systems and oil/gas-fired boilers and HVAC units. Young plumbers and heating technicians will learn to use professional equipment to install, replace and repair faucets, sinks, toilets and water heaters. Students will also fit, assemble and prepare all types of piping (steel, cast iron,copper and plastic) for soil waste, vent and potable water applications.
Course Availability: Grades 11 and 12Course Length: 2 Years