Plumbing Technology

Are you interested in a career that never goes out of style? Do you enjoy solving problems and assembling fixtures? If so, consider a career in plumbing technology. Plumbers install fixtures, valves and pipes and repair water, waste disposal, drainage, and gas systems in homes, commercial and industrial buildings.

Career Opportunities

Work for plumbing and construction contractors, or start your own business.

Wage/Salary Information

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Program Home Campus

Covington; general education classes may be offered at other campuses

Entry time

Fall or spring terms



Program Length

(After any developmental needs are met and if enrolled in 12 to 15 credit hours per semester)

  • Certificate: One semester

Advising Sheet (PDF)


  • Plumber’s Helper

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