Academic Programs

Plumbing Technician, Diploma

 

Locations:  Pipestone. Links to:
Faculty/Program webpage
Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

The Plumbing Technology Program prepares students for work in all phases of plumbing using a variety of hand and power tool skills. Course work includes training in assembly, installation and repair of pipes, fittings and fixtures which make up water supply or waste disposal systems. Minnesota State plumbing apprenticeship and other certification is attained upon completion of the program.

The Plumbing Technology graduate studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids and plans the sequence of installation according to print specifications and codes.

The majority of plumbers enter the trade as apprentices, working toward journeyman and master status in residential, commercial and industrial work. Plumbers work in various sized shops in many communities and employment exists nationwide.

COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Introduction to Business 3
Introduction to Microcomputers 3
Job Seeking Skills 1
Technical Writing 2
Integrated Math or higher 3
Code 4
Plumbing Installation 3
Introduction to Plumbing 3
Plumbing Welding 3
Plumbing Piping Water 3
Plumbing Piping Fuels/Air 2
Blueprint and Estimate 2
Sewage Disposal and Survey 2
Plumbing Pipefitting 3
Plastic Installation 3
 PLMB 1150 Water Treatment Methods/Codes 2
PLMB 1175 Special Problems 2
  Electives 1
  TOTAL CREDITS 45


Notes:
Updated:  si 5/29/14