Polk Education Pathways


The plumbing program prepares students for entry level employment as a Plumbing Helper/Apprentice working under the supervision of a licensed plumbing contractor. Equal emphasis is placed on employability and technical skills. Preparing students to succeed encompasses training in technical skills, communication skills, interaction on the jobsite, personal responsibility and work ethics.


This occupation has an average wage of $22.94 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.



Course # OCP Course Title Hours
BCV0508 A Helper, Plumber, Pipefitter 360
BCV0540 B Residential Plumber 240
BCV0562 C Commercial Plumber 240
BCV0596 D Plumbing Applications 240
Ridge Technical College
7700 State Road 544
Class Times

Tuesday / Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Traviss Technical College
3225 Winter Lake Road
Class Times

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM