In 12 weeks, we offer students a diversified program that guides them through the process of becoming a plumbing technician. Our classes will cover subjects such as plumbing fundamentals, mathematics, blueprint reading, waste systems, water supply systems, finish and advanced plumbing. It will also aim to create leaders in the field by focusing on professional development and job placement skills.
Upon successful completion of the 12-week program, our students are equipped with both the technical knowledge and positive work habits to succeed in this growing field.
PLUMBERS JOB MARKET
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the job outlook for plumbers is better than that for nearly all other professions. The growth rate for all occupations in the U.S. is steady at 11%, but from 2012 to 2022, job growth for plumbers is expected to rise by 21%, nearly double the national average. Analysts believe this extraordinary rate is from the booming construction industry and because new standards for water efficiency are being implemented in cities across the country.
HIGH EARNING POTENTIAL
A plumbing career pays quite well and is a great occupation. While the salary for plumber helpers averages $28,460 per year, the annual salary for licensed plumbers is nearly double that at $49,140. In addition, the top 10 percent of plumbers in the U.S. earned more than $84,440 annually.
Plumbing offers a secure job, as plumbing services will always be in demand. Plumbing technicians are not at risk of losing their jobs to machines, and plumbing jobs are skilled labor which cannot be outsourced for cheaper overseas options. Throughout the United States, plumbers can find job opportunities as plumbing is essential to ensure the safe delivery of water in both residential and commercial applications.
Meet NTI Las Vegas’ lead plumbing program instructor, Chris Papulis:
The plumbing profession is one of the fastest growing careers in the country. Skilled technicians are in high demand as plumbing regulations become more stringent, trained plumbing professionals are essential to the compliance of these code enforcements. National Technical Institute can help you enter this exciting profession.
If you enjoy working with your hands and are looking for technical career with a future, you could be well-suited to succeed as a Plumbing Technician. NTI’s plumbing school in Las Vegas will give you the necessary training to embark on a new career today.
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