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The 管道 Certificate program provides individuals new to plumbing with entry-level skills in
基本的管道. 学生将 begin with basic tasks such as shop safety and on the job safety
training, identifying tools and fittings used in the trade, and will be trained with several
varieties of hand tools power tools and power equipment used in the plumbing field. 学生将
learn basic coverage of plumbing standards, including acceptable installation practices and
acceptable materials. They will design, install, and repair plumbing and water systems using
acceptable standards, and material to assemble, maintain, and repair plumbing systems in accordance
到管道规范. Through classroom instruction, students learn design, layout, and installation
理论. Students acquire the skills necessary to perform 基本的管道 operations. 课程
is based on a level I – plumbing professional from NCCER course materials.
Plumbers, pipefitters, 和steamfitters typically do the following:
- Install pipes and fixtures
- Study blueprints and follow state and local building codes
- Determine the amount of material and type of equipment needed
- Inspect and test installed pipe systems and pipelines
- Troubleshoot systems that are not working
- Replace worn parts
The median annual wage for plumbers, 管道工, 和steamfitters was $51,450 in May 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $30,430, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $90,530.
The starting pay for apprentices usually is between 30 percent and 50 percent of the rate paid to fully trained plumbers, 管道工, 和steamfitters. As they learn to do more, apprentices receive pay increases.
There are no special requirements for admission into these programs. Please refer to the TMCC 入学 section for future students.
PLU 100 Core Curriculum (2)
PLU 101 Introduction to 管道 (4)
PLU 104 Introduction to 管道 Codes (2)
PLU 110 Construction Drawing (2)
PLU 125 管道 I (5)
SAFT 110 OSHA – 10 Hour (1)
PLU 177 Job Readiness (1)
Total Required Credits – 17