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Student plumbers



Prepare for a career as a licensed plumber by applying technical skills to lay out, assemble, install and maintain piping fixtures and systems.

In this program, you will get hands-on practice for plumbing and pipe fitting, including physics for plumbers, materials, pipe-joint connections, drainage and fixtures, plumbing inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Applied Technology Division
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7137
Program Advisor: 520.206.7018
Information Sessions

Program Information

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Semester Pathways


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades $47,107
Plumbers, Pipefitters & Steamfitters $40,762
Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners $38,684

Academic Options

Continue your studies by taking classes in the Building and Construction associate's degree program.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

 Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 105* Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging 3
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 107* Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 181 Plumbing I 4
BCT 182 Plumbing II 4
BCT 183 Plumbing III 4
Subtotal 25

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
GTM 105** Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101
  or WRT 101
  or WRT 154
Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations
  English Composition I [SUN# ENG1101]
  Career Communications
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Subtotal 8
Total 33

* BCT 100, 112 and 115 substitute for BCT 105.  BCT 111, 113 and 114 substitute for BCT 107.
** GTM 105 or a MAT course 100-level or higher

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTPLM/PLM1
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