Foundations of Plumbing

  • 12 Months
  • 145 Course Hours
  • $2,195

Overview

This course lays the foundation for starting a plumber apprenticeship or advancing your career in plumbing. You will learn how to perform all aspects of the plumber’s job including water pipe sizing; cross-connection protection; sewage disposal; and servicing water heaters, drainage fixture units, building drains, and stacks.  You will also learn applicable professional skills necessary for working with clients or starting your own plumbing business, including communication, differences between residential and commercial plumbing, and career path possibilities. With real-world examples and hands-on lessons, this course is valuable for anyone entering or already working in the plumbing industry.

What you will learn

  • Basic concepts of plumbing safety and safety procedures for material and equipment use.
  • The function of components required for the construction of standard piping and water supply systems.
  • The use and meaning of specialty drawings associated with construction detail.
  • The application and installation of standard plumbing fixtures.
  • To identify piping materials and fixture types used in plumbing work.
  • To perform essential math functions, calculations, and interpretation of plumbing codes required to complete standard plumbing services

Overview

This course lays the foundation for starting a plumber apprenticeship or advancing your career in plumbing. You will learn how to perform all aspects of the plumber’s job including water pipe sizing; cross-connection protection; sewage disposal; and servicing water heaters, drainage fixture units, building drains, and stacks.  You will also learn applicable professional skills necessary for working with clients or starting your own plumbing business, including communication, differences between residential and commercial plumbing, and career path possibilities. With real-world examples and hands-on lessons, this course is valuable for anyone entering or already working in the plumbing industry.

What you will learn

  • Basic concepts of plumbing safety and safety procedures for material and equipment use.
  • The function of components required for the construction of standard piping and water supply systems.
  • The use and meaning of specialty drawings associated with construction detail.
  • The application and installation of standard plumbing fixtures.
  • To identify piping materials and fixture types used in plumbing work.
  • To perform essential math functions, calculations, and interpretation of plumbing codes required to complete standard plumbing services

Registration Information

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