About The Instructor

Gary Ford

  • A licensed Master plumber since 1978
  • Plumbing Inspector for the City of Fridley for 7 years.
  • Plumbing Inspector for the City of Maple Grove for 5 years.
  • Graduate of North Hennepin Community College in Building Inspection Technology.
  • Has been involved in various code change committees at Minnesota State level.
  • Taught for the State of Minnesota State Building Code Division for the plumbing code class in the BIT program.
  • Has taught 3rd and 4th year plumbing apprentices for Metro Plumbing.
  • Head plumbing instructor for Century College.
  • Licensed Plumber for the City of Minneapolis and the City of St. Paul.
  • ASSE approved for certification and re-certification of Cross Connection/backflow classes.