Plumbing Technology Program Objectives

A graduate of this program should be able to:

  • Apply safety principles and demonstrate good work habits in the trade.
  • Use the hand and power tools of the trade.
  • Identify piping materials and install them using proper connections.
  • Use and apply trade terms and technical data.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, specifications, and codes as they apply to the trade.
  • Lay out, estimate, calculate, and use mathematical skills as required in the trade.
  • Install, maintain, and repair plumbing, heating, and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the field.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write letters of application, memos, work orders, reports, and apply communication skills in the world of work.