Plumbing Service and Systems Specialist

Program Overview

The Plumbing Service and Systems Specialist program offers students skills in inspecting, maintaining, and repairing plumbing systems. Topics include special plumbing systems, plumbing services, and code interpretation.

Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar
  • Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Curriculum (9 hours)
Technical Courses (9 hours)
3
45
This course provides information and instruction in the design, use of materials, and purpose of special plumbing systems. Applicable plumbing codes are also discussed. Topics include special water systems, special drain systems, and boiler and sprinkler systems.
PLBG
1320
3
60
Provides instruction in the repair and maintenance of plumbing fixtures, appliances, and systems. There is an emphasis on analysis, problem solving, and planning in performing service work. Bidding, invoicing, and working with the customer are also included. Requirements include 20 hours of demonstration lab. Topics include: plumbing fixtures and controls, appliances, servicing water systems, servicing gas systems, planning service work, bidding and invoicing, and customer relations.
PLBG
1330
3
45
This course provides an introduction to the plumbing codes for local, national, and international applications. Topics include the history, purpose, and construction of codes, model and international codes, local codes and amendments, and code applications.