Welcome to the PHCC Educational Foundation!

The PHCC Educational Foundation was founded in 1987 by a partnership of contractors, manufacturers, and wholesalers. Our mission is to provide workforce development, management education and technical training to advance the growth and career success of those employed in the plumbing and HVACR industry. 

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Foundation Webinars

Live & on-demand educational sessions for business owners & employees, delivered straight to your screen.


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Foundation Webinars

Workforce Development

Resources and tools to help build the next generation of industry professionals.


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Workforce Development

Online Resources

Have a question? Relax-we can help with that! Tap into our vast library of articles from leading industry experts to answer your questions about finance, marketing, H.R. and more.


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Foundation Seminars

Bring a seminar to your local area or see upcoming events sponsored by Kohler & the PHCC Educational Foundation.


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Foundation Seminars

Annual Giving Campaign

Help support our mission by making your tax-deductible gift to the Invest in Your Future Annual Giving Campaign.


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Share Your Story The scholarship that I was granted by the PHCC Educational Foundation has by far been one of the most helpful of all the scholarships I have applied for. - Ericka Glapinski

 
New Articles & Resources
 
Allie Perez
Three Ways to Bring the Trades to Your Community
You’ve heard contractors say it more than once, “I’m desperate for skilled workers!” But even the most diversified and active recruitment and hiring plans can fall short...
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Educating Our Future Workforce
Contractor Magazine is now running a feature article written by our own Merry Beth Hall about recruiting and training the skilled workers our industry needs. Read it here!
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True Costs of Doing Business
The national industry average net profit was 3.27% for 2010. Why so low? Contractors are not properly calculating the pricing for their services based on their actual costs.
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Attention, New Business Owners:
Don’t Make That Fatal Mistake!

Just because you understand the technical work of a business doesn’t mean you can successfully run a business that does that technical work. That was the motivation behind PHCC’s latest webinar: “Congrats, You’ve Decided to Be a Business Owner! Now What?”