LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 
    Feb 24, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Plumbing Technology Credit Diploma

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The Plumbing Technology credit diploma is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire skills to assist with the installation and repair of plumbing systems in residential and small buildings. Students are introduced to diagrams, interpretation of blueprints, and practices in plumbing assembly. Students will gain knowledge of state codes and requirements.

Completion of the Industrial Systems Technology credit diploma is required for enrollment in Plumbing Technology credit diploma courses.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Plumbing Technology program website.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Assemble pipe sections, tubing, or fittings, using various techniques in accordance with national standards.
  2. Demonstrate installation of pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, and appliances.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of blueprints and drawings.
  4. Detect and locate leaks in plumbing.
  5. Accurately document detailed records of work assignments.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Trades & Technical Studies pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 

First Semester

Course Requirements

Completion of the Industrial Systems Technology Credit Diploma.

Semester Total: 18 Credits

Second Semester

Choice Points

  • Enter the job market or continue working on the Trades & Technical Studies AAS.


  • Completion of the Plumbing Technology Credit Diploma.

Semester Total: 18 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The Plumbing Technology program provides a route into a plumbing apprenticeship. Possible careers in or related to plumbing technology include Plumbing Repair Technician, Plumbing Technician and Installer.

Additional information on careers in Plumbing Technology is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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