Area of Study: Applied Industrial Technology with a concentration in Plumbing
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Industrial Technology with a concentration in Plumbing
Students must be working in a registered apprenticeship program in conjunction with the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, and the United Association (UA).
The apprenticeship prepares the student to earn a journey-level status in plumbing; as well as, earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Applied Industrial Technology.
A five-year apprenticeship emphasizes the skill set required to be a highly skilled craftsman. An apprentice will learn to install, repair, maintain, and service piping systems, plumbing systems, and equipment user for drinking (potable) water distribution, sanitary storm water systems and waste disposal. Additional opportunities for plumbers can include technical installations for Medical Gas, Hydronic in-floor heating, Solar Panels, Heat Pumps, Cross-Connection Control and many other systems necessary for health and safety of the general public.