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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



In partnership with Maryland Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association, 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-10 and CPR/First Aid certifications while preparing for entry into a registered apprenticeship program.

Fire Protection

Make a difference and learn the skills necessary to protect people and property from fire risk and damage by becoming a fire protection/sprinkler fitter technician. Leading experts in the field will teach you how to install and repair fire sprinkler systems per specifications. Along with gaining valuable industry knowledge, you will obtain OSHA-10, CPR and First Aid certifications. Connect with employers who are ready to hire and be ready to enter into a Sprinkler Fitter Registered Apprenticeship program.

Learn more about our pre-apprenticeships.


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 Maryland Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association.

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What are the requirements?

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