PLUMBING TECHNOLOGY

  • Program: Plumbing Technology
  • Degree: Diploma
  • Credits: Total Diploma Credits 35
  • Academic Planning Guide:

Overview

The Plumbing Technology program prepares students to begin a career in plumbing and pipefitting. Coursework provides students with the technical understanding and skills development in installation of fixtures, pipe threading, use of tools and equipment, hot and cold water supply, drainage systems, fabrication and testing, maintenance and repair of plumbing and hydronic heat. Through the program, the student will develop skills to work in both a residential and commercial setting.

Career Opportunities

Graduating students will develop skills to work in residential, commercial, industrial and service plumbing. Plumbers must keep informed of latest developments in sanitary science.

Award Outcomes:

  • Obtain OSHA 30 Certification.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper installation of plumbing systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Solve problem using analytical thinking.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of codes, rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrate proper techniques of installing plumbing fixtures, faucets and water heaters.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 31 Credits
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 4 Credits
  • Any HTC 1000 level
    or
    higher general education course may be used to satisfy the elective requirements.

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