Running Start for Plumbing Careers

Always in Demand... Plumbers Get It Done!

This course introduces students to the many career options available to plumbers, pipefitters and HVAC specialists. The course offers a history of plumbing and discusses current technology. Students earn an NCCER credit in Plumbing level 1 and an OSHA 10 safety credential.

  • Learn and enhance hand and power tool ability.
  • Tour job sites and learn from site managers and general contractors.
  • Textbooks provided by the instructor.

Registration Information

GTAP 2096-901
CRN 84210
Capacity: 20

T/R 2-4:50pm

9/18 to 12/10

Associated Builders & Contractors
2821 Broadway Blvd NE, ABQ


Must have transportation to class and internship location(s)

Career Pathways Covered

Pipe fitter Plumber Plumber Assistant
Entry Level Salary $29,860 $29,680 $20,050
Average Salary $50,620 $89,720 $41,640
Education Required Training/Apprenticeship Training/Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Required

Source: New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Andrew Mathis

Executive Director Running Start For Careers


Amanda Glennon

Outreach Services Office Central New Mexico Community College


Carla Kugler

Industry Partner| ABC

505-830-4222 ext. 102


Complete the online admissions process by going to Be sure to select Dual Credit as your application type and you won’t be charged for tuition or registration fees.