Residential Plumbing | Cert - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Residential Plumbing | Cert

Residential Plumbing | Cert

Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Plumbing Toolbook

This certificate will prepare you to install, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot residential plumbing equipment and fixtures. You will be introduced to residential codes in both the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), and International Plumbing Code (IPC). You will be trained in a real world environment with hands-on lab activities. Attaining this certificate will make you eligible for employment as an apprentice by plumbing contractors. You may receive credit for coursework taken and skills learned toward completion of Apprenticeship Related Training Instruction (RTI) requirements.

Meet Your Advisor

Nicholas Demke
Nicholas Demke
Educational Coordinator
Sioux City Campus
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Career Options

Assemble, install, or repair pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems, according to specifications or plumbing codes.

Required Classes for Residential Plumbing | Cert

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



Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Joshua Elgert
Plumbing Instructor
Kevin Woockman
Kevin Woockman
Director of Building Trades and Apprenticeship
Sioux City Campus

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $3,940.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $3,960.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Tools: $535.00
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.