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Plumbing and Pipefitting Pathway

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Plumbing and Pipefitting Pathway

The Plumbing and Pipefitting Pathway explores the occupations and educational opportunities related to assembling, installing, or repairing pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems. This Pathway may also include exploration into maintaining pipe supports or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.

What You Can Learn:

  • Common hand and power tools and uses

  • Plumbing codes

  • Identify and fit various types of piping

  • Fixture, valve and faucet installation

  • Waste, vent and water heater installation

What You Can Gain:

  • OSHA Training

  • Plumbers Apprentice

What You Can Become:
(with additional education and training)

  • Plumber

  • Pipefitters

  • Steamfitter

  • Pipe Installer

What You Can Take: 

  • Principles of Construction*

  • Plumbing Technology I

  • Plumbing Technology II

  • Practicum in Construction Technology

*denotes courses that begin at home campus

View the Plumbing and Pipefitting Program of Study Guide (PDF opens in a new window).

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