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HVAC-R & Plumbing 

Under the guidance of professional staff, students will: 

  • Diagnose, service, troubleshoot and maintain HVAC and Refrigeration systems.
  • Diagnose, service, and maintain Plumbing systems.
  • Earn EPA certification and meet OSHA requirements.

 

 


             


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Units of Study

  • Orientation / Safety
  • Blueprint / Schematics Reading
  • Pipe Specifications & Systems
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Valve Installation
  • Pipe: Copper, Plastic, Steel, & Cast Iron
  • Hanger & Support Installation
  • Water Distribution Lines
  • Builder Leveler
  • Drains & Sewers
  • Install Fixtures
  • Install Appliances
  • Install Vents
  • Maintain Plumbing Systems
  • Perform Tests on Piping Systems
  • Advanced Pipe Fabrication
  • Pressure Boilers
  • Hydronic Heating Systems
  • Ladder / Scaffolding Safety
  • Nitrogen Purge while Brazing 

Certifications

Plumbing Technology students earn the following certifications in high school:

  • Pennsylvania Builder’s Association Skills Certificate
  • OSHA CareerSafe  

College Articulation

  • Bucks County Community College

Industry Salary Ranges

  • Maintenance / Repair Workers: $21,700 - $60,060
  • Plumber / Pipefitter / Steamfitter: $29,680 - $89,720
  • Construction / Building Inspector: $34,800 - $91,600 

Career Opportunities

  • Maintenance / Repair Worker
  • Inspector
  • Plumber
  • Pipefitter
  • Steamfitter
  • Pipelayer
  • Sheetmetal Worker

Program Costs

  • Uniform: $10

Instructor:  Andy Wollyung
Email: awollyung@ubtech.org
Phone: 215-795-2911 x261