School is on Monday and Wednesday evenings (except for Backflow)

The spring semester began on Wednesday, January 3rd and will conclude on March 26th (weather permitting.)   There are NO days off or holidays during this semester.  IF school is cancelled it will be on KDKA or WPXI's website or posted on their TV station.  We will make every effort to post it on our website. DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE TO SEE IF SCHOOL IS CANCELLED!

 Our school/office is located at:   3128 ALLENDALE STREET, PITTSBURGH, PA 15204 (SHERADEN)

Effective immediately, all mail is to now be sent to the above address.

We will be offering another initial certification BACKFLOW class for those that have not been certified before.  It is on Tues/Thurs evenings from March 13-April 26.  Call or email us for more details.

*The Allegheny County Health Department will administer the Journeyman and Masters exam on Wed., April 25th. Deadline to apply is Wed., March 21st. Go on their website: and click on "bureaus" then "environmental health" then "plumbing" for an application.

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First Year (144 Hours):

Semester 1: Shop/Safety (Special program on First Aid, Trench Shoring, Gas-Tite)
Semester 2: Introduction to Code

Cost: $525.00 (per semester)


Second Year (288 Hours):

Semester 1: Print Reading/Code/Math Transit
Semester 2: Related Math

Cost: $675.00 (per semester)


Third Year (432 Hours):

Semester 1 and 2: Drainage/Drawing/Code

Cost: $675.00 (per semester)


Fourth Year (576 Hours):

Semester 1: Code/Drawing
Semester 2: Preparation for Journeyman’s License Exam

Cost: $675.00 (per semester)


Fifth Year: (elective)

40 Hour Backflow Certification cost: $550

Twenty-one hour refresher/make-up courses for apprentice and journeymen plumbers conducted on 7 evenings during the second semester.

Cost: $350.00 (per semester)


Certification Programs first year:

Trench Shoring
Gastite Flexible Gas Piping
Pex Plumbing System

Cost: included in tuition (per semester)