Washburn Tech

Plumbing Technology

The Plumbing Technology program prepares students for the plumbing field by applying technical knowledge and skills to lay out, assemble, install, and maintain piping fixtures and systems for steam, natural gas, oil, hot water, heating, cooling, drainage, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems in home and business environments. Includes instruction in source determination, water distribution, waste removal, pressure adjustment, basic physics, technical mathematics, blueprint reading, pipe installation, pumps, welding and soldering, plumbing inspection, and applicable codes and standards. This program will offer students preparation to test for the industry-recognized credentials listed below.

Program Information

  • Required Math Score: Level 4
  • Required Reading Score: Level 4
  • Program Start (semesters): August
  • Financial Aid available (for post-secondary students only): Yes
  • Veteran Benefits Eligible (for post-secondary students only): Yes
  • Industry-recognized credentials: OSHA 10; NCCER Plumbing Level I
Workplace Skills
OSHA - 10 Hr Gen Industry Cert
Technical Math I
Basic Electricity I
Intro to Plumbing Technology
Plumbing Systems I
Plumbing Installation
Plumbing Systems and Codes
Plumbing Water Sys & Distrib.
Plumbing Internship
Total Hours27