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Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

In these courses, offered as part of Macomb’s Applied Technology and Apprenticeship Program, you will learn about fittings and valves, pressure gauges, pipe calculations and template development, valve installation and maintenance, principles of drainage flow and proper venting. You will be introduced to the rules and regulations that govern the installation of plumbing systems and to the principles for converting water to steam to generate power.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

  1. Learn in a state-of-the-art training facility on South Campus
  2. Earn a general certificate if you’re not in an employer-sponsored apprenticeship
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Courses at Macomb

  • Plumbing Fundamentals
  • Plumbing – Drain, Waste & Vent
  • Plumbing – Heating
  • Plumbing – Code
  • Pipefitting – Power Piping Systems
  • Pipe Fitting Fundamentals  

Career Opportunities in Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

With a Certificate of Completion or Associate of Applied Science Degree in Plumbing and Pipefitting, you will be qualified for positions that include plumber, pipefitter or stationary steam technician.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in these courses transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.


How do I find out more about Plumbing and Pipefitting Courses at Macomb’s?

For more information, contact the Department of Engineering and Advanced Technology, 586.445.7435.

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