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Plumbing (Evening Program)

The Plumbing curriculum is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire basic skills to assist with the installation and repair of plumbing systems in residential and small buildings.

Course work includes sketching diagrams, interpretation of blueprints, and practices in plumbing assembly. Students will gain knowledge of state codes and requirements.

Graduates should qualify for employment at parts supply houses, maintenance companies, and plumbing contractors to assist with various plumbing applications.

Program Details

Evening Diploma Program

I. General Education Courses

ENG 101 Applied Communications I (3 credit hrs)
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I (3 credit hrs)

II. Major Courses

BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction (2 credit hrs)
PLU 110 Modern Plumbing (9 credit hrs)
PLU 120 Plumbing Applications (9 credit hrs)
PLU 130 Plumbing Systems (6 credit hrs)
PLU 140 Introduction to Plumbing Codes (2 credit hrs)
PLU 150 Plumbing Diagrams (2 credit hrs)
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes (2 credit hrs)

III. Other Major Courses

COE 111 Co-op Work Experience (1 credit hrs)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy (2 credit hrs)
PLU 160 Plumbing Estimating (2 credit hrs)

Total Credits 43

Courses by Semester


  • ENG 101
  • PLU 110
  • BPR 130
  • PLU 130


  • CIS 111
  • COE 111
  • WLD 112
  • PLU 160


  • MAT 101
  • PLU 120
  • PLU 140
  • PLU 150

Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.