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Plumbing Management

Florida’s growing construction industry call for highly trained professionals in the plumbing trade. The demand for skilled plumbers who know how to install, repair or service water supply and waste systems continues to grow. With a few years of experience in the industry and the training this program provides, you will be prepared for supervisory and/or management positions.

There are three options within this program:

You may choose to earn the technical certificates will completing the requirements for the degree.

Plumber Technician (6195)

Technical Certificate

You’ll learn plumbing essentials — from valves and faucets to water supply and storm drains. The Plumber Technician certificate can help you enter the plumbing trade with confidence and a basic understanding of current plumbing technology. This certificate will also increase job skills and will complement the Plumbing Management (A.A.S.) degree.

Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement

Florida’s growth is soaring. Jacksonville is a boomtown. And much of the city and state are being built by graduates of our construction programs. The employment rate in all trades is 100%. No Florida Community College student who wants a job goes without a job.

Florida Community College’s Building Construction program has a long-standing relationship with this region’s major industry organizations, such as Woods Engineering, C. Young Construction, Superior Construction, Paul Fraser Homes, Stellar Group, C & C Powerlines, Dickey Smith & Company, Miatt Construction and Accubuild Construction.

Members of the Northeast Florida Builders Association serve on our Construction Management Advisory Council and on advisory committees for all trades, as well as provide internships and fund annual scholarships. The advisory committees provide leadership, support and guidance for the program and support such educational activities as constructing residential projects from design to move in.

You have the opportunity to network with major contractors and become employed while you’re still in school. We also refer you for internships and job interviews.

Annual Salaries

Starting salaries range from $16 to $20 an hour. Overtime, bonuses, rapid advancement and opportunities for self-employment can rapidly increase your income.


All courses are directly applicable to Florida Community College’s Plumbing Management A.A.S. degree.


Estimated cost of tuition is $1,594 (tuition rated for Florida residents, as of 7/06). Contact the program manager for additional costs (textbooks, materials, fees).


Course Number and Title
Professional Courses
BSC 1005 Life in Its Biological Environment
BCT 1505 Introduction to Pipe Trades
BCT 1501 Introduction to Plumbing
BCT 1523 Fixtures, Valves and Faucets
BCT 1535 Drains, Waste and Venting
BCT 1507 Plans, Blueprints and Isometrics
BCT 1536 Storm Drains, Interceptors
BCT 1571 Repairs
  Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours

Please see the technical certificate Graduation Requirements.

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