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Plumbing

Curriculum Description

The Plumbing curriculum is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire basic skills to assist with the installation and repair of plumbing systems in residential and small buildings.

Course work includes sketching diagrams, interpretation of blueprints and practices in plumbing assembly. Students will gain knowledge of state codes and requirements.

Graduates should qualify for employment at parts supply houses, maintenance companies and plumbing contractors to assist with various plumbing applications.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
(CTE-Y D35300P1)

Diploma

D35300
NC CIP: 46.0503
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Const 1 2 0 2
PLU 110 Modern Plumbing 4 15 0 9
PLU 140 Intro to Plumbing Codes 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Applied Mathematics I NEW REQUISITE (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  Total: 8 21 0 16

Spring Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
PLU 120 Plumbing Applications 4 15 0 9
PLU 150 Plumbing Diagrams 1 2 0 2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1 3 0 2
  Total: 6 20 0 13

Summer Term

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
PLU 130 Plumbing Systems 3 9 0 6
Select one:
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
  Total: 6 9 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 38

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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