The Plumbing Certificate program is designed to give you the opportunity to acquire basic skills to assist with the installation and repairs of plumbing systems in residential and light commercial buildings. Course work includes; sketching diagrams, interpretation of blueprints, and practices in plumbing assembly. You will gain knowledge of state codes and requirements. You will develop skills through hands-on participation during lab and at job sites.

Credentialing Options

Frequently Asked Questions

You will need to follow the general enrollment process for GTCC.  During the advising process you will have the opportunity to indicate your desire to study within this curriculum. Your advisor will help you sign up for the specific courses you need.
It is recommended that new students contact a Plumbing faculty member.

Jeffrey Wyco
336-334-4822, ext. 53128

Financial aid is available if you qualify. Please contact the college’s Financial Aid Office for more details or visit our Financial Aid web page. 

No, your instructor will have a tool list for each class.  You may use your own tools if you already have them, but it is not a program requirement to provide your own tools.  You are responsible for your own transportation to and from job sites.

Pre-Requisites are courses that must be completed before taking another course. Please contact program faculty coach with any questions about pre-requisites listed in course descriptions.

Co-Requisites are courses may be taken at the same time or before another course. Please contact program faculty coach with any questions about co-requisites listed in course descriptions.

At GTCC, we value our students’ success. We offer scholarships from our generous donors who want to see our students succeed. There are industry scholarship opportunities available online. Scholarship opportunities can be accessed from How to Pay for College page. 

Many students work part- or full-time while in school. You may need to take a smaller course load each semester which may extend the time it takes to complete.