Plumbing Diploma (D35300) - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

Plumbing Diploma (D35300)

A program that prepares individuals to work in the field of plumbing by applying technical knowledge and skills to layout, assemble, install, and maintain piping fixtures and systems for natural gas, LP gas, hot water, drainage, sprinkling, and plumbing processing systems in residential and commercial environments. Includes instruction in source determination, water service and distribution, waste removal, pressure adjustment, basic physics, technical mathematics, print reading, pipe installation, pumps, soldering, plumbing inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Plumbing - Commercial/Industrial Plumbing - Plumbing Diploma (D35300)

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BPR-130 - Print Reading-Construction 3 0 3 spring
PLU-110 - Modern Plumbing 4 15 9 fall, spring
PLU-115 - Basic Plumbing 2 6 4 fall
PLU-130 - Plumbing Systems 3 9 6 spring
PLU-140 - Intro to Plumbing Codes 1 2 2 spring
PLU-160 - Plumbing Estimates 1 2 2 spring
PLU-211 - Commercial/Ind Plumbing 2 2 3 fall
WLD-112 - Basic Welding Processes 1 3 2 spring

Total Major Hours: 31

General Education Courses

Communications: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(COM 110 or higher)
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
General Education: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PHY-121 - Applied Physics I 3 2 4 fall, spring

Total General Education Hours: 6-7

Fall Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
Modern Plumbing Part I
PLU-115 - Basic Plumbing 2 6 4 fall
PLU-211 - Commercial/Ind Plumbing 2 2 3 fall
Communications Course* 3
General Education Course* 3-4

Spring Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BPR-130 - Print Reading-Construction 3 0 3 spring
Modern Plumbing Part II
PLU-130 - Plumbing Systems 3 9 6 spring
PLU-140 - Intro to Plumbing Codes 1 2 2 spring
PLU-160 - Plumbing Estimates 1 2 2 spring
WLD-112 - Basic Welding Processes 1 3 2 spring

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37-38

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