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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.

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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Program Details

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