- Program: Plumbing Technology
- Degree: Diploma
- Credits: Total Diploma Credits 35
- Academic Planning Guide:
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.
Graduating students will develop skills to work in residential, commercial, industrial and service plumbing. Plumbers must keep informed of latest developments in sanitary science.
- 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.
- HVAC1005 OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Training 2
- PLBG1000 Introduction to Piping Procedures 2
- PLBG1011 Blueprint Reading and Estimating 3
- PLBG1016 Building Sewers and Drain Systems 3
- PLBG1020 Copper Pipe Procedures 2
- PLBG1025 Plastic Pipe Procedures 2
- PLBG1031 Plumbing Calculations 3
- PLBG1035 Minnesota State Plumbing Code I 3
- PLBG1041 Plumbing Systems 3
- PLBG1045 Minnesota State Plumbing Code II 3
- PLBG1050 Plumbing Fixture Installation 3
- PLBG1055 Internship 2
- Any HTC 1000 level
higher general education course may be used to satisfy the elective requirements.
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