Receive the knowledge to obtain your Journey Level Certification and Certification with the Federal
Office of Apprenticeship, Department of Labor.
Our program provides training at both the apprentice and journeyman level, with classes held during the
evening hours, allowing students to complete a full work day gaining on-the-job experience and putting
their training to practice.
Our combination of “Hands On” training and classroom theory is under the supervision of our field-
experienced instructors preparing our graduates with marketable job skills.
Field trips, classroom demonstrations and guest speakers are incorporated when practical. Hands-on
Training, lab time and homework is part of the normal curriculum.
This program is administered by PHCC San Diego through its training committee, which is composed of
contractors with a deep abiding interest in the training and education of the industry.
Students attend class one evening a week, between 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for 39 weeks. The training
program employs industry professionals as instructors.
For optimal learning, class size is limited to 30 students.
As part of the curriculum, industry experts demonstrate cutting-edge products and technology, along with
innovative production techniques.
The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be
without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. PHCC of San Diego
program encourages gender equity in students selection of courses and/or programs, career choices,
and personal decisions. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in
apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29, Code of Federal
Regulations, Part 30, as amended and by the following legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and
the Education Code of the State of California.
PLUMBING FIRST YEAR
Introduction to the plumbing trade, history and careers, common plumbing tools and materials, tool
safety, trade mathematics, related sciences, introduction to blue print reading and sketching, fixture
and fitting identification. Introduction to basic plumbing codes requirements, occupation safety
practices and procedures, first aid, job safety, customer services and installation practices.
Monday Nights, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 39 Weeks
PLUMBING SECOND YEAR
Service and repair problems and solutions, basic electricity and applications, residential and
commercial fixtures installation, local UPC code applications, water, waste, gas, systems, job safety
review of customer relations, math, hands-on applications of commercial, residential, industrial and
new construction. Introduction to welding, ladders and scaffolds, plumbing vents and sewage pumps.
Tuesday Nights, 5:30p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 39 Weeks
PLUMBING THIRD YEAR
Isometric drawing, plan reading, sizing water, gas, waste and vent and certification courses. Instillation
practices both commercial and residential, tool use and methods, water heaters and venting blueprint
and specifications, field trips (when possible), job pre-planning, productivity and profitability.
Wednesday Nights, 5:30p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 39 Weeks
PLUMBING FOURTH YEAR
IAPMO UPC Plumbing code, California Code, plumbing heating systems, handicap requirements,
earthquake valve and seismic requirements, plumbing Curriculum review, journeyman’s exam.
Thursday Nights, 5:30p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 39 Weeks
ENTRANCE EXAM TESTING AUGUST 7th & 15th
Math Brush-up Course: July 27, 2013
Call 858-693-3855 for details.
PLUMBING COURSE OUTLINE
|PHCC OF SAN DIEGO APPRENTICESHIP
|For information on
PHCC of San Diego
9920 Scripps Lake Drive
San Diego, CA 92131
- Skilled workers trained to industry/employer
specifications to produce quality results
- Reduced turnover
- Provides systematic training to develop more
informed and productive employees
- Apprentices are more committed to the
- Increased productivity
- Reduced training costs
- Paid to learn a trade/occupation
- Portable credentials that are nationally
- Demonstrate Your Advanced Knowledge in the
- Gain Instant Professional Credibility
- Conduct Knowledgeable Conversations with
- Stand Head and Shoulders above the
- Increase Your Earnings Potential
- Advance Your CAREER!
|What are the benefits of
WHY SHOULD I ATTEND APPRENTICESHIP CLASSES if I am not yet working in the trade?
Enrolling in apprenticeship classes even though you are not sponsored shows that you are a SELF STARTER.
In class, your attendance will be documented, and your class records will show that you are DEPENDABLE when you
earn perfect attendance.
By earning a good grade, you will have proof that you are a good TRAINING INVESTMENT.
Employers like SELF STARTERS; they want people who are DEPENDABLE; they want a good return on their