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THE JULY 13TH 2021 APPLICANT TEST WILL BE HELD BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EXAM WILL BE OPEN FROM JUNE 28TH AND WILL CLOSE JULY 9TH.

PLEASE VISIT THE APPRENTICESHIP AND APPLICATION TABS FIRST TO CONFIRM YOU MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.
THERE YOU WILL FIND THE STEP BY STEP DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO REGISTER UNDER “MAKING AN APPLICATION.”

COURSES: Plumbing & Refrigeration

Plumbing:

All Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Apprentices receive instruction in the following subjects and must successfully pass each course:

  • Construction Safety
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Trade Math
  • Use and Care of Tools
  • Water Systems
  • Drainage and Venting Systems
  • Fixtures and Special Installations
  • Science
  • Rigging
  • Soldering and Brazing (Brazing Certification Required for the installation of Medical Gas Piping)
  • Medical Gas Installation (Certification Required)
    Backflow Prevention and Testers Certification Program
  • Builder's Level and Transit
  • Isometric Drafting and Piping Design
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Uniform Plumbing Code (Apprentices must pass City of Fresno Plumbers Competency Test)
  • Gas, Welding and Arc Welding
  • Orbital Welding
  • Polyethylene Gas Piping Fusion
  • SYGEF-PVDF Butt and Socket Fusion
  • PP and PVDF Infrared Fusion
  • Instrumentation and Process Controls
  • Hydronic Systems
  • Basic Electricity
  • Basic Refrigeration
  • Basic Air Conditioning
  • Pneumatic Controls

Refrigeration

  • Job Safety
  • Use and Care of Tools
  • MSCA Training Manual (Reporting & Administration, Material Purchasing, Refrigerant Containment, Customer Relations)
  • Air Conditioning (Basics)
  • Air Conditioning Maintenance
  • Rigging
  • Trade Math
  • Materials
  • Basic Gas Welding
  • Science
  • Refrigeration I
  • Refrigeration II
  • Basic Electricity
  • Isometric Drafting
  • Air Conditioning & Heating Equipment
  • Soldering & Brazing
  • Uniform Plumbing Code and Mechanical Code
  • Pipefitting and a Calculator
  • Centrifugals
  • AC Systems
  • Electric Controls & Diagrams
  • Start, Test & Balance
  • Steam Systems
  • Hydronic Systems
  • Pneumatic Controls
  • Refrigerant Controls
  • Backflow Prevention Testers Certification
  • Computer Lab