Certificate in Plumbing

This certificate provides technical training for students interested in careers as plumbers. Courses are designed to develop and improve job skills. This program prepares students who are seeking licensure as a journey plumber to enter the apprentice phase.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Provide leadership in creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Identify and explain plumbing methods, materials and systems, including green building and sustainability strategies.
  • Interpret and analyze construction documents related to residential and commercial construction.
  • Apply practical skills and knowledge while working on residential and commercial plumbing projects.

Class Requirements


BLDG 111        Construction Safety (3)

PLMB 111        Basic Plumbing/Safety/Pipe Fitting (2)

PLMB 121        Gas Piping and Combustion Venting (3)

PLMB 131        Service Plumbing, Repair, Maintenance

and Remodel (2)

PLMB 211        Water Supply Systems and Backflow Prevention (3)

PLMB 221        Drain, Waste, Vent and Gray Water (3)

PLMB 231        Boilers and Hydronic Systems (2)

FACT 113         Basic Blueprint Reading (2)

FACT 114         Basic Electricity and Controls (2)


BLDG 115        Trades Math (3)

SOLR 131          Design and Installation of Solar Hot Water Systems (3)

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.