What is Plumbing Technology?
Installing water supply and waste disposal systems in residential, commercial, and highly complex industrial sites is the focus of the plumbing program.
In addition to practical experiences, instruction is given in laws and codes, blueprint reading, drawing, special equipment and other related areas.
What are my career choices?
Plumbers work in the construction occupations as well as maintenance work for a variety of industrial, commercial, and government employers.
|Plumbing Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Certified Backflow Tester||$25,171|
|Service & Repair Plumber||$25,171|
Gainful Employment Disclosure Information
This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).
- 1st Year Plumber Mechanic - Undergraduate certificate
- 2nd Year Plumber Mechanic - Undergraduate certificate
- Finish Plumber - Undergraduate certificate
- Plumber Estimator - Undergraduate certificate
- Plumber Mechanic - Undergraduate certificate
- Rough Plumber - Undergraduate certificate
- Service and Repair Plumber - Undergraduate certificate
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
Progression in the Plumbing Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade if "C" or better in each PBL and BRX course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.