Back to Top
Man connecting pipes.
Are you interested in a hands-on field with consistently high demand?

Our plumbing programs provide you with an in-depth background of the plumbing industry. By combining classroom instruction with hands-on training, you will develop the skills needed for design, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting plumbing systems for residential and commercial applications.

Training Overview



The Pre-apprenticeship Plumbing program is designed to prepare you to enter and succeed in a registered Plumbing Apprenticeship program. You will learn from an industry professional while participating in classroom and online instruction with hands-on lab training at AACC’s Clauson Center for Innovation and Trades. Along with gaining valuable industry knowledge, you will also obtain OSHA and CPR/First Aid certifications while preparing for entry into a registered apprenticeship program.


  • CIT-311 Pre-apprenticeship Plumbing Training Part A
  • CIT-312 Pre-apprenticeship Plumbing Training Part B
  • NRN-332 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Note: You must register for all courses to enter the program.

Total Hours: 208

The program costs $3,256 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees.


Plumbing Apprenticeship is a four-year program that will take you from the basics to being prepared to take the journeyman's test. Our training opportunities allow you to enter formal apprenticeship training, combining on-the-job training with time in school. Programs are available through our partner, Associated Builders and Contractors of the Chesapeake.

 Email Apprenticeship Programs at to learn more

What are the requirements?

If you're interested in enrolling into one of these programs, you must:

  • Attend an upcoming information session.
  • Have a high school or GED® diploma
  • Have a valid driver's license and transportation
  • Have basic computer skills and daily access to a laptop, desktop or tablet with internet, webcam and audio capabilities


We're here to help.

Office of Apprenticeship and Applied Learning

Clauson Center Programming

Send Email

Need Help?

Request information about a program. Someone will reach you by phone or email to assist.