Plumbing Certificate

Curriculum ARC.PLM.CERT (C446H)

(Total Program Credits: 20)

The Plumbing Certificate is designed for students who wish to concentrate solely on hands-on construction skills. Graduates are prepared for entry-level plumbing positions in a residential setting.


Upon successful completion of the Plumbing Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • identify safety hazards on construction sites;
  • interpret drawings and specifications for construction projects;
  • navigate modern codes to find project requirements;
  • utilize appropriate forms in the construction, permit application and payout processes;
  • install and repair rough-in plumbing work; and
  • install and repair finished plumbing work.

Placement Measures MAT, RHT, and COL sequence placement will be determined by an Academic Advisor. Contact your Academic Advisor or Transfer Specialist (if transferring), before registering for courses.
Developmental education courses do not transfer. They assist students in the path towards college credit.

(Fall 2021)

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARC 102OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training

1 credit

ARC 104Introduction to Architecture

3 credits

COT 100Construction Trade Math

1 credit

COT 107Codes, Specifications and Print Reading

3 credits

COT 111Plumbing Fixtures, Valves & Faucets

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:11

Semester Two: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
COT 210Plumbing: Fixture Installation

3 credits

COT 211Plumbing: Fixture Repair

3 credits

COT 248Construction Planning & Scheduling

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

See ARC course descriptions; COT course descriptions.

Coordinator: Frances Figg, Ext. 3129, email: