Plumbing Construction

Program Description

The General Apprenticeship with a concentration in Plumbing Construction is a 50 credit hour program for plumbers and steamfitters apprentices that prepare them with the required classroom theory added to their in-the-field work experience to attain the level of journeyman in the plumbing field. The essential purpose of the program is to meet the changing needs of the labor group and to provide the highest level of education possible for employees of the region in plumbing work. The goal of this program is to provide specialized skilled-trades courses in an effort to provide students with the skills necessary, based on industry standards to become plumbing journeymen. The curriculum places emphasis on the development of a common set of trade skills.

Degree Options

Plumbing Construction-460503-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No.Course TitleLectureLabTotal Credit Hrs
GAPC 1100Introduction to Plumbing Apprenticeship303
GAPC 1110Job Safety & Health202
GAPC 1120Apprentice Trade Related Mathematics202
GAPC 1130Apprentice Trade Technology Part I303
CTC - General Apprentice: Plumbing Construction Technician (10)10
GAPC 1200Apprentice Trade Technology Part II202
GAPC 1210Apprentice Trade Technology Part III303
GAPC 1220Customer Service in the Trade Area202
GAPC 1230Apprentice Trade Technology Part IV303
GAPC 1300Apprentice Trade Technology Part V505
CTS - General Apprentice: Plumbing Construction (25)15
GAPC 2100

Apprentice Trade Technology Part VI

GAPC 2200Apprentice Trade Technology Part VII505
GAPC 2210Apprentice Trade Technology Part VIII505
GAPC 2300Apprentice Trade Technology Part IX505
GAPC 2310Apprentice Trade Technology Part X505
TD - General Apprentice: Plumbing Construction (50)25
Total Clock Hours735

Program Information

CIP Code: 460503

Program Type: Diploma

Program length: 50 Semester Credit Hours

Program Resources

Contact Information

Deborah Coles - Administrative Assistant

(337) 421-6992

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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