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2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Plumbing Technology
Title: Rising Plumber Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield and North Lake campus only
  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

This program introduces students to fixtures, piping, and safety principles necessary to begin in the plumbing career as a plumber's helper. Commonly used tools and instruments are introduced and work safety is emphasized. The preferred program alternative is for each student to experience a cooperative work experience at the program's culmination.

Degree Plan Code: C1.RISE.PLUMB

Course Course Title Credit Hours
PFPB 1308 Basic Pipefitting Skills 3
PFPB 1321 Plumbing Maintenance and Repair 3
PFPB 1373 Introduction to the Plumbing Trade 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
PFPB 1343 Pipefitting Fabrication and Blueprint Reading 3
PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
PFPB 1382 Cooperative Education - Plumbing Technology/Plumber 3
OSHT 1307 Construction Site Safety and Health (3)
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.