A Career as a Plumber

Essential Careers

Plumbers are always needed whether the economy is thriving or in a recession. Whether it's fixing a clogged sink or installing a sprinkler system in an office building, a trained plumber can always find work. This book guides readers through the career options open to them, the sort of education they will need, and how they can get trained. Related plumbing careers, apprenticeship programs, and how to obtain a license are all presented in detail. In addition, this book is filled with reference information that will aid the reader in pursuing this essential career.

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Series Review: Essential Careers
"The lively texts and photos in these hi/lo titles provide an in-depth look at familiar, high-demand jobs. The books provide descriptions and information on various kinds of jobs within the field, special skills, training and education, career development, and an employment forecast. References to information from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 Edition support the fact that the featured careers are wise options that can withstand economic uncertainty."
--School Library Journal

Series Review: Essential Careers
"This series focuses on a core group of professions that will remain viable choices for young people into the foreseeable future and beyond as these careers provide valuable and necessary services in all communities. The titles feature clear, concise text accompanied by color photographs that show many example of workers in action...A number of helpful resources are included-a glossary of career-specific terms, lists of affiliated groups and organizations, titles for further study, and a link to the publisher's website that will be continuously updated. These short vocational guidance titles offer good, solid introductions."
--Library Media Connection
Library Bound Book List: $36.75 / S&L: $27.60
eBook List: $36.75 / S&L: $27.60

Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4358-9473-0
Author : Simone Payment
Copyright : 2011
Language : English
Category : Guidance, Careers
Pages : 80
Trim : 6 1/2" x 9 1/8"
Dewey : 696
Subject : Guidance, Careers
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF015000
Further Reading • Bibliography • For Further Information Section • Sidebars • Glossary • Author Biography • Index • Web Sites