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Plumbing & Heating Technology

Plumbing & Heating Program in Pennsylvania

No Pipe Dreams Here—Start Your Next Career Pathway

In just 26 weeks you can graduate as a Plumber! Our Plumbing & Heating Program is hands-on so that you can gain the skills that employers look for most! Through our program, you’ll be able to develop skills in all types of plumbing and heating repair work used in residential, institutional, and commercial applications. You’ll be trained in multiple aspects of Plumbing and Heating like installing and repairing fixtures, brazing and soldering techniques, and the use of specialized equipment like a hydraulic crimping tool. Graduates will be prepared to confront the continuous challenges that their profession brings. After you graduate, you’ll be able to join one of the largest and stable occupations in our region.

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Job Growth

Projected to grow 14%
from 2018 to 2028

Employment Opportunities

Over 500,300 new jobs
are projected for 2018-2028


The average salary is
$53,910 per year
$25.92 per hour

*The numbers and information above are based on statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Plumbing, as a skilled trade, is very in-demand and is experiencing high growth. Because what they do is so necessary for daily life, plumbers have great job security.

Enroll Today!

To learn more about our Plumbing & Heating Technology program (Bristol campus only), contact us today. We can have you visit our campus and see first-hand how we prepare our students for this in-demand career field.

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.

Plumbing Student Using Wrench to Adjust Sink

About The Program

Like working with your hands? Join one of the largest and lucrative occupations in the region. Our Plumbing & Heating Technology Program will provide you with the training and experience necessary to break into this field. You’ll gain hands-on training on installation, maintenance, and repair of many different types of pipe systems. The program includes an understanding of the tools of the plumbing trade, pvc fittings, copper tube and fittings, cast-iron pipe and fittings, carbon steel pipe and fittings, fixtures, water distribution systems, and plumbing safety.

The Pennco Tech Plumbing & Heating Technology Program is offered in Bucks County, PA only. The program contains a presentation of theory, with 65% of the program is taught through hands-on training from our dedicated instructors. The program is split evenly among fundamentals, plumbing math, plumbing training, and heating systems, along with much of the technology each system uses. Excellent employment opportunities exist for graduates from our Plumbing program.

Plumbing Classes Include

As part of our comprehensive technical education, we offer specialized training in plumbing system tools and skills used for the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing and heating systems. In addition, we will cover planning and design of pipes and plumbing systems, and knowledge of plumbing code book and requirements. Other skills learned in this program and certification includes education in personal and environmental safety, responsible handling, identification, and use of all related equipment.

  • Brazing and soldering
  • Bending tool and reverse bending tool
  • Hydraulic crimping tool
  • Hand threading and Power Head threading
  • Water supply systems, plumbing fixtures, water heaters
  • Piping materials and fixtures
  • Valves and meters
  • Reading blueprints and symbology
  • Preparing for plumbing system installation
  • Installing fixtures, faucets, and appliances

Lifetime Career Assistance

At Pennco Tech, we take pride in our history of student achievement and high job placement rates. Once you’ve completed our program and are ready to show off your skills to a prospective employer, our Career Services department is ready to help you every step of the way. They can help you create a resume, prepare for interviews, and connect you with our local and national employers for job opportunities.

Enroll in Our Plumbing Program Today

The flexibility of day and evening classes makes it easy to fit learning into your schedule, while affordable tuition with opportunities for financial aid for those who qualify helps you invest in your future at Pennco Tech. Contact us today to learn more about enrolling in the program and schedule a tour at our Bristol, Pennsylvania campus, or Blackwood, New Jersey campus.

Our Plumbing & Heating Technology Graduates Find Careers As


Plumber’s Assistant



Maintenance & Repair Worker


“A great hands-on experience. It was a lot of fun and hard work. I can’t wait to graduate and start my new future.”

Alex S., Plumbing & Heating Technology

“Best choice I ever made. The staff and instructors were amazing. I love my new job and I owe it all to Pennco Tech.”

Tim W., Plumbing & Heating Technology