Connecticut Technical Education and Career System’s Plumbing, Heating and Cooling course breakdown by grade. Each student is required to complete four years of a Career Technical Education program.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits
Exploratory and Introduction to Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Residential Systems – Heating/Cooling Residential Systems – Plumbing and Piping Advanced Systems – Plumbing, Heating and Cooling

Students deciding to enter the Plumbing, Heating and Cooling field will be introduced to the basics of safety and sanitation, as well as the use and care of hand tools, power tools and stationary equipment. The students will be able to identify pipe, valves and fittings. Students will be able to demonstrate the basic assembly skills required for various materials used in the mechanical field, such as copper, steel pipe, plastic pipe and cast iron, as well as assemble basic sheet metal fittings. The students will be introduced to basic