Plumbing Technology Certificate

The Plumbing Technology certificate program will provide students with an opportunity to develop marketable skills in the plumbing career field that is very rewarding.  The plumbing certificate is a program designed to offer students an opportunity to acquire the fundamental skills and knowledge used in the plumbing trade. 

The plumbing technology certificate prepares graduates to enter the plumbing industry.  The core principles and concepts of the plumbing systems are cornerstones of each course.  Classroom instruction and learning theories lead to individual and team building projects.  The Occupational Outlook Handbook reports that "job opportunities are expected to be excellent, as demand for skilled pipe layers, pipe fitters, and steamfitters is expected to outpace the supply of worker trained in this craft."  Completion of the plumbing certificate program provides students with the educational background and the experiences needed to enter the plumbing career field.

(Major Code 3200; State CIP Code 46.0503)

First Semester

PLUM 110Introduction to Plumbing Systems3
PLUM 125Residential Plumbing3
PLUM 130Print Reading and Estimating3
PLUM 140Backflow Preventers2
INDT 125Industrial Safety/OSHA 303
COMS 155Workplace Skills1
Total Hours15

Second Semester

PLUM 210DWV and Water Distribution*3
PLUM 240Installation, Maintenance and Repair*3
PLUM 250Commercial Plumbing*3
PLUM 275Plumbing Code Review*3
PLUM 280Plumbing Internship*3
Total Hours15

Total Program Hours: 30