Plumbing is a one-year certificate program that consist of three courses taught at night. Students complete PM113-C Property Maintenance Plumbing Repair, PM114-C Commercial Plumbing Fixtures, Water Heating Systems and Fuel Gas Applications and PM115-C Drain, Waste, Vent, Potable Water Distribution, Materials & Design.
The Plumbing Certificate Program is designed to prepare students for a career in the plumbing trade. Each of the three Plumbing Certificate Program courses combines hands-on lab work, lectures on plumbing design, ICC Plumbing & Gas Codes, soft skills and safety. The Plumbing Certificate Program is designed to quickly increase a student’s plumbing knowledge and provide a foundation for their success in the plumbing trade.
PM113-C Property Maintenance - Plumbing Repair
This course covers basic residential plumbing systems and the use of various plumbing materials. Students will learn how to cut and join the various types of pipes and tubing found in a plumbing environment such as Copper, PEX, CPVC, and Black Iron Pipe. Repairing or replacing leaking or broken faucets, pipes, sinks, toilets, disposals, sink traps, drain and hot water storage tanks.
PM114-C Commercial Plumbing Fixtures, Water Heating Systems and Fuel Gas Applications
This course focus is commercial plumbing fixtures, water heating systems and fuel gas applications. Topics to include but are not limited to, troubleshooting, removal and installation of various commercial sinks, urinals, water closets and both manual and automated flushing valves. Troubleshooting, removal and installation of various water heating systems. Fuel gas distribution systems design, installation, chimneys and vents.
PM115-C Drain, Waste, Vent, Potable Water Distribution Materials & Design
The objective of this course is to increase the students’ knowledge of Drain, Waste and Vent systems, potable water distribution design & materials, joining pipes, and backflow contamination protection, etc. Topics covered include but are not limited to: sanitary drainage, vent systems, DWV materials, drain cleaning machines.
Plumbing Certificate – (1 Year)
Night Students Only
(Tue/Thurs 6:30-9:30 p.m.)
Gene Ballin - gballin [at] mooretech [dot] edu