Current Student

This website uses cookies
We use cookies to personalize content, providing better support to each student. We do not share information about your use of our site with any advertising companies. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this feature. About Cookies

Not a Student
Clear/Deselect All Checkboxes

My Profile

Not a Student


My Pathway

Select the Current Student button above to unlock the pathway

Enrollment & Special Cases



Home > Academics > About Pathways > Construction Maintenance & Utilities > Certificates & Degrees

Plumbing

List of Pathway Programs All Academic Programs

Program Overview

​The Plumbing Degree & Certificate are designed to prepare students for employment in the plumbing and related pipe industry.

Career opportunities for students completing this program of study include, but are not limited to:
  • First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
  • Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • Pipelayers
  • Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

By fulfilling the program requirements, students will have the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in residential, commercial, and industrial service and repair or construction plumbing. Reading of blueprints, layout, estimating, installation of piping systems and fixtures, repair of supply and waste water systems are just some of the skills that will be mastered during this program.

The coursework in this program meets the requirements for entry into the plumbing trade.

Note: Students enrolling in this program should be able to commit to full-time student status, which is approximately 24 hours per week. This time commitment is necessary to allow for hands-on training with the laboratory applications used during the course of instruction.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

​Upon completion of the Degree/Certificate program, students are able to:
  • Demonstrate proper procedures and techniques required to construct a plumbing system, utilizing plumbing tools, in preparation for the Apprentice-level employment in the plumbing trade.
  • Perform standard industry trade calculations and formulas including measurements to lay out to design a basic plumbing system.
  • Recall, restate and apply current plumbing codes, industry rules, regulations, legal standards and procedures to the construction of an operable plumbing system following industry guidelines and restrictions according to the Uniform Plumbing Code for construction of commercial and residential.

Program Details

Full Program Details: Plumbing (PDF)

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE
Units
Plumbing AS 48 48 21
Plumbing C 48 48
Plumbing: Construction Tech AA 37 37 21
Plumbing: Construction Tech C 37 37

Career Opportunities

Pursue a career as an automotive technician, air conditioning mechanic, automotive electrician, transmission specialist, brake repairer, engine repairer, front-end or tune-up mechanic. Work in dealerships or repair shops or start your own business.

Visit Career Coach to:

  • Research employment prospects
  • View up-to-date local employment statistics, job postings and wage estimates
  • Build and update your résumé to highlight your key skills and job experience

Visit Career Coach

Wage/Salary Information

Go to Salary.com and search by job title and zip code for current wage information.

Visit Salary.com

Social Media Directory 
  • LATTC Official on Facebook
  • LATTC Official on Twitter
  • LATTC Official on Instagram
  • LATTC Official on Snapchat
  • LATTC Official on YouTube
  • LATTC Official RSS Feed

Links to More Important LATTC Info

Are You a High School Counselor?

Visit our Outreach & Recruitment page to setup a campus tour or get more information for your students to share on your campus. We can also schedule a time to visit your campus. Click the button below for more information or call us at 213-763-5341 or email outreach@lattc.edu.

Do You Have a Story To Share?

Visit our Public Relations page to get in touch with us. Our team will either reach out to you to for information or you can share it using the Public Relations Form. You can also call the office line at 213-763-7063 or email LATTC_PR@lattc.edu

Visitor Buttons

Safety and More General Info

Getting to LATTC and Contacting Us

LATTC logo

Los Angeles Trade Technical College
400 West Washington Blvd, Los Angeles 90015
Phone (213) 763-7000 - Fax (213) 763-5393

Copyright © 2019 LATTC. All Rights Reserved.