Academic Programs

Plumbing Technology, A.A.S.


Locations:  Pipestone.Links to: 
Faculty/Program webpage

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.

Composition I3
Issues in the Environment3
Intro to Probability & Statistics4
Introduction to Speech3
ECON 1101Introduction to Economics OR3
Principles of Macroeconomics OR3
Principles of Microeconomics3
Introduction to Business4
Introduction to Microcomputers3
Plumbing Installation3
Introduction to Plumbing3
Plumbing Welding3
Plumbing Piping Water3
Plumbing Piping Fuels/Air2
Blueprint and Estimate2
Sewage Disposal and Survey2
Plumbing Pipefitting3
Plastic Installation3
Water Treatment Methods/Codes2
PLMB 1175Special Problems2
 General Education Electives

Updated:  si 6/17/14