ASc. Plumbing Services and Technology

The Applied Associate of Science Degree in Plumbing Services and Technology is designed to develop appropriate knowledge and skills needed to meet the local and regional demands of the labor market.

The programme integrates the theories and applications of today’s plumbing principles, materials, technology, and installation practices with the requirements of the local and international plumbing code to prepare the graduate for entry into the field of plumbing as a junior plumber.

The programme is designed for persons who wish to start a career in plumbing or advance their career options in the theory and practice of plumbing.
Graduates can work in roles such as:

  • Plumbing Technician
  • Plumber and Drainer
  • Roof Plumber
  • Construction Plumber
  • Plumbing Business Owner/Entrepreneur
  • Plumbing Repair and Services Technician
  • Junior Plumber/Plumbing Apprentice

Additional Programme Information


Applicants must meet the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) matriculation requirements in order to be accepted in the programme. Either of the following: Standard Matriculation A minimum of five (5) CSEC or GCE O’level including English A and Mathematics. Alternate Matriculation Equivalent qualification(s) as determined by the CCCJ Mature Status as determined by CCCJ.

The AAS in Plumbing Services and Technology is a seventy-four (74) credit programme currently offered part-time (evenings) across seven (7) semesters. The programme comprises the following courses: General Core Courses Communication I & II Conversational Spanish Customer Service Fundamentals of Information Technology Oral Communication Pre-Calculus Technical/Applied Courses Applied Mathematics for Plumbing Industry Concrete Work Building Services Small Business Management Technical Report Writing Plumbing Courses Building Plumbing Blue Print Reading and Drafting Capstone Major Project Fundamentals of Plumbing & Construction Pipes, Fittings, and Valves Plumbing Drain, Waste and Vent Systems Plumbing, Welding Brazing & Pipefitting Assembly Plumbing Systems, Tools & Equipment

Application forms may be collected from the College’s Admissions Office or downloaded from our website.
Additional information about the programme including information on the tuition structure for the programme can be obtained from our Admissions office : (876) 630-1772

Students may start the programme in September or January of the academic year.

The programme is currently delivered full-time, part-time (evenings) or weekends depending on demand.

To be awarded the Applied Associate of Science Degree in Plumbing Services and Technology, a student must have: Completed all credits in the programme Completed all courses in the programme Completed all required hours of work experience

Main Campus

Box 233 Waterford P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 630-1770 ext.538-40

Old Harbour Campus

41 East Street Old Harbour P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 745-4702 ext.3226