Engineered Plumbing Systems Certificate of Accomplishment - Active
Department: Engineering & Technology
Approval: February 2016
Effective Semester: Fall 2016
This certificate includes instruction in the design and sizing of a wide variety of plumbing systems and the application of basic fluid flow principles. These skills are necessary in the design of domestic water, rainwater, sanitary drainage, fire protection, fuel gas, compressed air, hydronic and steam heating systems. Students completing this certificate program will be qualified to work alongside engineers as a plumbing systems designer.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Students may obtain the Certificate of Accomplishment in Engineered Plumbing Systems by completing the following courses with a grade of "C" or higher. ET130, ET139A, ET139B, and CAD187 may be taken in any order. Students who have completed ET 139C under the previous program should speak to the instructor or department chair to determine the best course of academic study. Students with previous experience in this field may petition to waive or substitute requirements as approved the Department Chair.

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of units completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Certificate of Accomplishment in Engineered Plumbing Systems
Course Units
Required courses:
ET 130 - Applied Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineering Technology 3.00
ET 139A - Engineering Plumbing Systems 3.00
ET 139B - Plumbing System Design Fundamentals 3.00
CAD 187 - Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Revit 2.50
Total: 11.50
Total: 11.50