Unlike other plumbing schools, Stratford lets you study plumbing basics at home in your spare time!
Our in-depth course offers instruction that can be helpful for a number of do-it-yourself plumbing projects. It could also help you take the first steps in learning more about how to become a plumber or working toward a plumbing apprenticeship.
Stratfords training methods make learning plumbing basics at home easier than ever. Other plumbing schools require long hours in a classroom. With Stratford, you can study when and where it is most convenient for you. Plus, you can use our online student center and digital content to submit exams, review grades and contact instructors.
Plumbing Module 1
Introduction to Plumbing History of Plumbing
Development of Plumbing Technology
Development of Plumbing Codes
Plumbing as a Career
Starting a Plumbing Business
Plumbing Module 2
Plumbing Safety & Tools Understanding Plumbing Tools
Mathematics for Plumbers
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Print Reading and Sketching
Rigging and Hoisting
Building and Plumbing Codes
Soldering, Brazing, and Welding
Plumbing Module 3
Plumbing Systems Water Supply Systems
Piping Materials and Fittings
The Use of Valves and Meters
Plumbing Module 4
Designing & Installing Plumbing Systems Preparing for Plumbing System Installation
DWV Pipe and Fitting Installation
Installing Water Supply Piping
Supporting and Testing Pipe
Installing Fixtures, Faucets, and Appliances
Plumbing Module 5
Residential & Commercial Plumbing Projects Septic Systems
Storm Water and Sump Pumps
Installing HVAC Systems
Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas
Repairing DWV Systems
Repairing Water Supply Systems
This program is specifically designed to serve as an introduction or enhancement of the theoretical knowledge required for the vocational application of this subject. It is intended to help individuals in the furtherance of their vocational training and is not intended as a substitute for licensing or certification requirements, which may include an apprenticeship or additional training, as required by law.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date plumbing textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your plumbing training. The order in which the material is presented may vary.