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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 7,296
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Plumbing Systems

Sioux City Campus
You can get free tuition for this program through the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship. To apply for free tuition, start by filling out your FAFSA.

Program Description

This program prepares individuals to pursue a career as a licensed plumber. Plumbers make it possible to transport water, air, steam, gases, wastes, and different kinds of liquids throughout all types of buildings, from homes and offices to factories and hospitals. The students will have hands-on opportunities to install, maintain, and repair plumbing pipes, fixtures and appliances. This program also includes instruction in blueprint reading and final inspection and testing of all finished systems while adhering to the local codes and standards that are enforced by the State of Iowa. Students who complete the WITCC Plumbing Systems Diploma Program have the opportunity to take a test to enter the WITCC Plumbing Apprenticeship program. If students pass the test, at a 75% rate, they may earn credit for Year 1 of the WITCC Plumbing Apprenticeship program. In order for students to begin Year 2 of the apprenticeship program, they must be business sponsored and working 2000 hours annually. Upon completing the WITCC Plumbing Apprenticeship Program, which has had the standards approved by the Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, completers will be eligible to take the Iowa journeyman plumbing licensing examination.


Nicholas Demke, Ext. 2900, nick.demke@witcc.edu
Josh Elgert, Ext. 2747 Room C110 Josh.Elgert@witcc.edu
Kevin Woockman, Ext. 3270, Room B118, kevin.woockman@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ELE 101 Industrial Safety 1
BMA 175 Basic Plumbing 2
ELE 112 Basic Electrical Theory 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
CON 112 Blueprint Reading and Estimating 3
PLU 170 Residential Piping 3
PLU 171 Residential Code 2
PLU 172 Residential Fixtures 2
PLU 180 Commercial Piping 3
PLU 181 Commercial Code 2
PLU 182 Commercial Fixtures 2
BMA 177 Industrial Plumbing and Pipefitting 3
CON 383 Building Codes and Specifications 3
PLU 190 Plumbing Troubleshooting 2
COM 723 Workplace Communications 3



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4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
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