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Degree Plans - Plumbing and Pipefitting Construction - Plumbing Certificate (Archived)


(Level I Certificate)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.


In partnership with the Dallas Joint Apprenticeship Committee for the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, this program provides a one-year certificate in Plumbing when the students complete the technical and on-the-job training outlined in the certificate for Plumbing. Topics covered include welding, print reading, trade math, science, rigging, water supply and waste systems, residential, commercial and industrial plumbing systems, natural gas, plumbing codes, drafting applications, plumbing equipment with an emphasis on safety.

Plumbing and Pipefitting Construction is a nationally approved apprenticeship program. Additional admission requirements are necessary for enrollment in this program.


CNBT 1201 Introduction to the Construction Industry 2
WLDG 1277 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals I 2
PFPB 1273 Mechanical Drafting for Plumbing/Pipefitting 2
WLDG 1278 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals II 2
PFPB 1225 Mechanics of Plumbing 2
PFPB 2278 Industrial Drafting Applications for Plumbing/Pipefitting 2


PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
PFPB 1219 Commercial Plumbing I 2
PFPB 1253 Commercial Plumbing II 2
PFPB 1255 Industrial Plumbing 2
WLDG 1273 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 2
PFPB 1323 Plumbing Codes I 3


PFPB 1251 Commercial and Industrial Gas Installation 2
PFPB 2357 Plumbing Codes II 3
PFPB 2336 Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting 3
PFPB 1248 Medical Gas 2
PFPB 2279 Pipe Welding for the Plumbing/Pipefitting Professional 2
PFPB 1274 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting for Plumbing/Pipefitting 2
PFPB 1247 Backflow Prevention 2
Minimum Hours Required 42
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