Construction Technology Plumbing Certificate of Completion

The Construction Technology Plumbing Certificate of Completion provides students with the understanding and skills necessary to complete the initial mechanics of plumbing including the design, installation, and maintenance of drain, waste and vent systems in buildings in addition to significant code and health issues violations, and consequences related to those systems. Methods of measuring, cutting, and joining different materials and schedules of plastic and copper piping are covered along with the peripheral types of fittings and valves used in plumbing.  Installation of water heaters, gas piping and finish fixtures are also demonstrated.  Safety procedures are emphasized as students participate in a practical lab or an actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.

Students completing this certificate may seek an entry level career in the construction industry; pursue additional training in Framing Carpentry, Site Preparation and Layout, Electrical Construction Technology, Concrete and Masonry, and Exterior Finishes.  Students may also apply for credit by exam to transfer into a credit certificate or degree in Construction Management, Building and Energy Systems Professional, or Architecture/Drafting.

Course Code Title Units
ACT 320Construction Safety0
ACT 321Site Preparation & Layout Essentials0
ACT 321ASite Preparation & Layout Lab0
ACT 330Plumbing Fundamentals0
ACT 330APlumbing Fundamentals Lab0