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Online Plumbing Course

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U.S. Career Institute’s Online Plumber School offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on Your phone.

The goal of this program is to learn skills that will prepare you to obtain a Plumbing Apprenticeship.

Plumbers install and repair water, gas and other piping systems in homes, offices, schools, hospitals and factories. As a graduate from our online Plumbing training course, you will be familiar with the procedures and techniques for installing and maintaining these systems. Whether you live in a big city, small town, or rural area, now is the time to train to start making money in one of the most secure industries in the nation. New construction of commercial and residential buildings, along with the need to maintain and repair existing plumbing systems will increase the demand for qualified plumbers.

Plumbers are in demand because the work they do is essential to the health and safety of the entire population. With expanding interest in green technologies, water conservation and energy efficiency, the demand for Plumbers will continue to grow in the years ahead. Our online Plumber training course will help make you an integral part of the plumbing trade team. You’ll play a vital role in creating a healthy environment for your customers.

  • Our Online Plumber Training is designed to prepare you to obtain a Plumbing Apprenticeship.
  • Plumbing Apprentice salary – up to $37,250 per year.
  • U.S. Career Institute is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • Plumbing jobs are projected to increase 2% by 2032* according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Online Plumbing classes are self-paced, making them flexible and giving you the option to complete the program when it works best for you and your schedule!
  • U.S. Career Institute is proud to provide our Career Coach Program which gives you one-on-one access to a Career Advisor.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$79 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

USCI Proven Reputation Proven Reputation

A+ BBB Rating, 40 Years in Business, 4.8 out of 5 TrustScore, DEAC Accredited, 97% of students would recommend us to a friend.

What you will lear during your Plumbing classes

What You'll Learn During Your Online Training Course

U.S. Career Institute’s Plumbing training online school will prepare you to be ready to work as a Plumber’s Apprentice. Students will be trained in the theoretical and practical skills to work successfully in a Plumbing Apprentice position. This Plumbing online course prepares graduates to apply the basics of plumbing and build skills that will prepare them for service, as well as discover how to troubleshoot and repair plumbing systems while maintaining the highest safety standards.

Our online program covers many topics including:

  • The World of Plumbing
  • A Typical Day on the Job
  • Bidding, Finances and Records
  • Ethics and Legal Topics
  • Plumbing Safety and Tools of the Trade
  • Plumbing Math and Drawings
  • Various Pipes, Tubes and Fittings
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Drain, Waste and Vent Systems
  • Water Distribution
  • Troubleshooting Plumbing Issues

For the full Course outline, goals, and outcomes, please visit our Course Outline page. Plumbing Outline

Career Outlook & Course That Fits Your Life



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U.S. Career Institute’s online Plumber training course will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Plumbing Apprentice, no previous experience needed. And our self-paced online plumbing courses mean you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online plumbing school training, there are no in-person plumbing classes to attend and no schedules to keep.

For full career outlook and certification information please visit our career and certification page.

Plumbing Course That Fits Your Life

USCI Student Testimonial Quote

“Materials arrive quickly and the lessons are full of relevant information. The instructor is easy to contact and responsive. USCI makes getting an education affordable and successful.”

Jules P.

Online Plumbing Tuition and Financing

Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our plumber training course prices are both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

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Plumbing FAQ's

Q. How can I become a Plumber?
A. Typically a High Schoool diploma or equivalent is required, formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful. After completing a recognized program, most plumbers learn their trade in a 4 or 5 year apprenticeship program. Each year, apprentices get 1000’s of hours of paid training and technical instruction. This basic plumbing training course is intended to give you foundational plumbing knowledge to help you when you find your apprenticeship position.
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Q. Do you find an apprenticeship for me?
A. USCI will not find an apprenticeship for you; it is your responsibility to look for this opportunity upon completing our plumbers vocational training program. USCI does offer graduate support through our Career Coach program which is designed to give you the tools you need to market yourself including cover letter, resume, interview skills and job search techniques.
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Q. What does a Plumber do?
A. The main focus for Plumbers is to install, repair and maintain water, gas, and other piping systems. They work on several different types of fixtures for plumbing and appliances, such as toilets, dishwashers, water heaters and septic systems.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified as a Plumber?
A. Most states will require plumbers to pass a certification test and be licensed. These requirements will vary by state. You can contact your local or state licensing board for more information.
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Q. Does this online Plumbing trade school meet my state requirements?
A. Most states require apprenticeship hours and experience before being licensed. These plumbing classes online serve as the first step in your path to becoming a Plumber by teaching you the foundational plumbing knowledge that will help you when you find your Plumbing Apprenticeship position.
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Q. What is the salary for a Plumber?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters have a median salary of $60,090 per year, with the lowest 10% earning less than $37,250 and the highest 10% earning more than $101,190.* Apprentices just starting out in the profession earn less than fully trained plumbers; however, their pay increases with time as they learn to do more.
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Q. How much does this Plumbing apprentice course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $1239 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Plumbing Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as a Plumbing Apprentice?
A. Apprentices work alongside Plumbers full time, often including nights, weekends and on-call emergencies. You’ll handle jobs in homes, businesses, factories and other places with pipes and related systems.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Plumbing program?
A. Skills covered in these Plumbing classes online include basic customer service principles, understanding and applying important safety standards, tools of the plumbing trade, equations for common plumbing math problems, piping types and joining methods, common plumbing fixtures, faucets and valves, plumbing drawings, and troubleshooting techniques.
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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook on the internet at Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters (visited August 31, 2023). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.