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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5122
Effective Term: 2024 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 24-26
CIP Code: 46.0503

Instructional Council: Applied Technology
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Upon completion of a associate degree, students may pursue a career as:
47-2152.02 Plumbers

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Plumbing, Commercial and Residential is designed to provide knowledge safety and skills in the plumbing construction trade. This program reinforces common construction skills to include use of tools, adherence to safety and codes, and reading construction drawings. It offers further instruction and practice in commercial and specialty plumbing, to include work in piping systems; water resource solutions; water disposal systems; and plumbing fixtures and appliances. Students can seek employment as plumbing technicians on residential and commercial job sites. A Certificate of Competency (CCT) and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Trades are also available.

Program Competencies
1. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily work. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
2. Explain the interrelationships among the construction trades. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON271)
3. Explain the implications of working in construction trades. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++)
4. Use, maintain and secure materials, tools and equipment according to professional standards. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
5. Maintain the work space according to professional standards. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
6. Implement construction plans to perform a task. (CON102++, CON122++, CON222)
7. Apply calculations in commercial and residential plumbing applications. (CON102++, CON122++, CON222)
8. Determine size, types, and service requirements of pipe systems using appropriate codes and tools. (CON102++, CON122++, CON222)
9. Perform installation, maintenance, and repair of water disposal and drainage systems. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
10. Perform installation, maintenance, and repair of appliances, fixtures, and gas piping according to codes and specifications. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
11. Describe water supply treatment, filtration systems, and sustainable water practices. (CON222)
12. Demonstrate efficient and quality work. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
13. Effectively communicate with all stakeholders. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
14. Effectively work within a team structure. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
15. Demonstrate professionalism with conduct and ethics. (CON102++, CON103, CON122++, CON222, CON271)
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
CON102 Foundations of Construction Trades (5) OR
CON102AA Foundations of Construction Trades: Tools, Equipment, and Workspace (2) AND
CON102AB Foundations of Construction Trades: Construction Calculations (2) AND
CON102AC Foundations of Construction Trades: Construction Drawings (1) 5

CON103 Foundation of Construction Safety (1) OR
CON271 Construction Safety (3) 1-3

+ CON122 Construction: Plumbing (9) OR
+ CON122AA Construction: Plumbing/Pipes and Fittings (3) AND
+ CON122AB Construction: Plumbing/Drain, Waste and Vent (3) AND
+ CON122AC Construction: Plumbing/Fixtures, Faucets and Water Distribution Systems (3) 9

+ CON222 Construction: Advanced Plumbing 9
Credits: 24-26

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 28, 2023

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.