Plumbing is the system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other apparatus required for the water supply, heating, and sanitation in a building. Plumbers work to maintain and install plumbing systems.
Students in this plumbing technology program learn how to design, install, and repair residential and commercial plumbing systems and hydronic heating systems. Some of the skills acquired are joining different types of piping materials, reading blueprints, and installing and repairing boilers, plumbing fixtures, faucets, and water heaters.
Employment opportunities in the plumbing and pipe-fitting industries include:
Many graduates become self-employed plumbers after completing their apprenticeships.
Plumbing certificate students will be able to enter the plumbing industry with the knowledge needed to be successful in the plumbing trade.
A graduate of this program will be able to do the following:
The Minimum Entry Requirements are:
The duration for the course is two (2) years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.
This program is examined by KNEC at the end of the two years training period.