Plumbing & Construction Technology


Our Plumbing and Construction Technology program will prepare you with specialized skills and knowledge related to several careers in the plumbing and construction field. When you graduate from our program, you can take the journeyperson’s exam(s) and become employed as a supervisor, instructor, material expediter, inspector, irrigation system installer, sprinkler system installer, residential plumber, domestic/commercial gas filter, estimator, consultant, employer, or contractor. A grade of C must be maintained in each of the Plumbing and Construction Technology courses. Anyone with grades below the required C must repeat the course.

The plumbing and construction industries are vast and worldwide. Professionals in either of these fields are always in-demand. Upon completion of our program, you’ll be ready to start a career that can lead you to employment with an established company or afford you the opportunity to work for yourself. Either way, the first step is the Plumbing and Construction Technology program at Hinds CC.

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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Fundamentals of Plumbing/Pipefitting 3
Blueprint Reading for Plumbing 3
Low Pressure Boilers 1
Piping Level/Transit 3
Drainage and Sewer Systems 3
Heating Devices 2
Gas Piping 2
Domestic Systems 2
Plumbing Fixtures 2
Backflow Cross Connection 2
Advanced Plumbing Lab 3
Career/Technical Electives 4
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Tacking, Brazing and Burning 3
Sketching 3
Rigging and Signaling 2
Special Project in Plumbing 1
Cost Estimating 3
Career/Technical Elective 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62


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