2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Plumbing Technician Certificate

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The Plumbing Technician Certificate is designed to provide the essential skills required of an entry-level employee in the residential plumbing industry. Training in various aspects of the construction and plumbing industry include: hand and power tool operation, blueprints, materials, and layouts. Students will learn to install and repair residential plumbing systems which include new construction, renovations, wells, and septic systems. Program will also address plumbing system design, calculations, safety, testing, and applicable codes and standards.

Credit Hours Required: 16


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Plumbing Technician Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Perform soil, top-out, trim installation, and inspection of residential plumbing systems.
  2. Interpret and explain basic plumbing regulations, codes, and standards.
  3. Explain and install drain-waste-vent systems.
  4. Prepare, calculate, and interpret residential plumbing designs and blueprints.
  5. Identify the different piping and fittings used in the plumbing industry.