What We Do

The Plumbing and Heating program is designed to give students a basic knowledge of plumbing and hydronic heating systems. Students who satisfactorily complete the program will be prepared for entry level plumbing and heating jobs, including a registered apprenticeship. Plumbing and Heating fields currently have excellent growth outlooks over the next ten years throughout New England with Vermont alone projected to need 280 new plumbers. 80% of graduates from the past two years found work in the field.

 

Opportunities

Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.

 - Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA) 10 hour certification

 - 300 hours credited toward the Vermont Plumbing Registered Apprenticeship Program

 - Opportunity to test for the 1st year of the Vermont Plumbing Registered Apprenticeship Program

 

Vermont Proficiency Alignment

While covering a full curriculum of content specific to this trade, students in this program will be trained and assessed on the following high school-level academic proficiencies using the following indicators from Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements.

For more information about Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements, visit the VT Agency of Education’s website here.

 

MATH (Major Proficiencies)

 1. Modeling

2. Number & Quantity

 

MATH (Minor Proficiencies)

5. Geometry

 

SCIENCE

8. Engineering Tech

 

ENGLISH & LITERACY

 1. Reading

2. Writing (Creative)

3. Writing (Research)

4. Speaking & Listening (Discussion)

5. Speaking & Listening (Presentational)

6. Language

 

WORK-BASED LEARNING

1. Career Exploration

2. Career Clusters

3. Career Readiness

4. Work Readiness

5. Reading

6. Writing

7. Speaking & Listening

8. Digital Citizenship

9. Creative Communicator

 

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

1. Communication

2. Self-Direction

3. Problem Solving

4. Citizenship

5. Integrative Thinking

 

See the link above to our Program of Studies for further information about this program, including...

- Textbook

- Recommended Reading Level

- Recommended Math Skills

- CVCC Safety Exam

and more!

Instructor Information

Instructor: Clifton Long

clongcvcc@buusd.org

Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 1189

Shop Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 2726

Education that works.

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