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Building Design Certificate in Building Design: Plumbing

Diploma Description

To earn a certificate, students must declare their candidacy at the start of their program of study. To do so, please use the button above.

Offered by the Schack Institute of Real Estate, the Certificate in Building Design: Plumbing covers the current methods and technologies utilized in plumbing systems, including how to manage and maintain them. These highly acclaimed courses are taught by experienced instructors and offer new and seasoned professionals the opportunity to review fundamental and complex concepts related to the practice of building design and plumbing systems.

  • Update and expand your technical skills and knowledge.
  • Apply solutions learned in class to current projects.
  • Earn professional development hours toward your New York Professional Engineering (PE) license.

 

To earn the Certificate, students must complete the six required courses in the order listed within three years of declaring certificate candidacy.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Reading and Interpreting Construction Drawings

Learn to read construction plans, specifications, and drawings for concrete, steel, wood, and masonry construction.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Plumbing Systems Design I

Learn the fundamentals of pressurized water distribution, sanitary, and storm systems for commercial and residential low-rise buildings.

2020 Fall
1 section

Plumbing Systems Design II

This second course of the series continues with a focus on high-rise buildings, including specifications, riser diagrams, and natural gas systems.

2020 Fall
1 section

Plumbing Systems Design III

This third course in the Plumbing Systems Design series focuses on advanced building drainage and specialty systems.

2020 Fall
1 section

Plumbing Systems Design IV

Gain an understanding of fire protection design basics in this review of the operation, selection, and design of fire protection systems.

2020 Fall
1 section

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General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required