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If you want a rewarding job that is in high demand, a diploma in Plumbing may be just what you are looking for.
Water, water, everywhere! As a plumber you have a vast range of places and locations you can work, such as designing new systems in construction projects and large institutional facilities and doing residential repairs.
In your classes you will focus on projects such as the maintenance of common fixtures and the complete installation of a plumbing system using tools and materials that will give you practical experience in the plumbing field. You will learn about all types of pipes and fittings, plumbing fixtures, soldering as applied to plumbing, repair and service, septic tanks and disposal systems, water systems, hoisting and scaffolding, drawing as applied to plumbing, tools and equipment and plumbing laws, rules and codes.
Yes, ECTC offers an Associate in Applied Science in Plumbing Technology, a Diploma in Plumber Mechanic and a Certified Backflow Tester Certificate. To see a complete course listing for each credential use the KCTCS Online Course Catalog.
There are no special admission requirements for this program. Please consult ECTC's college admission requirements for information for how enroll in the college and apply for this program.
A good place to start is with the Online Advising Manual. This link gives you the information you need to learn more about the Plumbing Program.