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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 34
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Plumbing program prepares students to begin a career in plumbing and pipe fitting. Coursework provides technical understanding of Plumbing Technology and skills development. Coursework integrates theory and practical experience. Through the Plumbing program, the student develops skills in water systems, piping procedures, plumbing and piping systems, residential and commercial system installations, blueprint reading and sketching, and heating systems installations. The successful graduate is eligible for employment in an advanced apprenticeship level in a variety of businesses found in rural and metropolitan areas.

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks 56721

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

  • Median wage: $33.04/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

  • Median wage: $20.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers

  • Median wage: $14.29/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

  • Median wage: $33.21/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Northland Community and Technical College
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529