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INCLUDES CORE & LEVEL ONE
PLUMBING
ORIENTATION
Introduces trainees to career options in the
plumbing profession. Provides a history
of plumbing and also discusses the current
technology, industries, and associations of
the plumbing profession. Reviews human
relations and safety skills.
SAFETY
Discusses the causes of accidents and their
consequences including delays, increased
expenses, injury, and loss of life. Reviews
the types and proper use of personal
protective equipment (PPE). Explains the
use of critical safety information including
HazCom, safety signs, signals, lockout/
tagout, and emergency response. Covers
confined-space safety, and reviews safety
issues related to hand and power tools.
TOOLS
Describes the care and use of hand and
power tools trainees will use on the job.
Explains how to select the appropriate
tools for different tasks, and reviews tool
maintenance and safety issues.
INTRODUCTION TO PLUMBING
MATH
Reviews basic math concepts, such as whole
numbers, fractions, decimals, and squares,
and demonstrates how they apply to on the
job situations. Explains how to measure pipe
using fitting tables and framing squares and
how to calculate 45-degree offsets.
INTRODUCTION TO PLUMBING
DRAWINGS
Introduces different types of plumbing
drawings and discusses how to interpret and
apply them when laying out and installing
plumbing systems. Explains the symbols
used in plumbing and mechanical drawings,
and reviews isometric, oblique, orthographic,
and schematic drawings. Requires trainees to
render plumbing drawings and to recognize
how code requirements apply to plumbing
drawings.
INTRODUCTION TO PLUMBING
FIXTURES
Discusses the proper applications of codeapproved fixtures in plumbing installations.
Reviews the different types of fixtures and
the materials used in them. Covers storage,
handling, and code requirements.
PLASTIC PIPE & FITTINGS
Introduces different types of plastic pipe
and fittings used in plumbing applications,
including ABS, PVC, CPVC, PE, PEX, and
PB. Describes how to measure, cut, join,
and support plastic pipe according to the
manufacturer’s instructions and applicable
codes. Discusses pressure testing of plastic
pipe once installed.
COPPER PIPE & FITTINGS
Discusses sizing, labeling, and applications
of copper pipe and fittings, and reviews the
types of valves that can be used on copper
pipe systems. Explains proper methods for
cutting, joining, and installing copper pipe.
Addresses insulation, pressure testing,
seismic codes, and handling and storage
requirements.
CAST-IRON PIPE & FITTINGS
Introduces hub-and-spigot and nohub castiron pipe and fittings and their applications in
DWV systems. Reviews material properties,
storage and handling requirements, and
fittings and valves. Covers joining methods,
installation, and testing.
CARBON STEEL PIPE & FITTINGS
Discusses threading, labeling, and sizing
of steel pipe and reviews the differences
between domestic and imported pipe.
Covers the proper techniques for measuring,
cutting, threading, joining, and hanging steel
pipe. Also reviews corrugated stainless steel
tubing.
LEVEL 2
THE FOLLOWING MODULES ARE COVERED IN
PLUMBING LEVEL 2
Plumbing Math Two, Reading Commercial Drawings, Structural Penetrations, Insulation & Fire
Stopping, Installing & Testing DWV Piping, Installing Roof, Floor, & Area Drains, Installing
& Testing Water Supply Piping, Types Of Valves, Installing Fixtures & Valves, Installing Water
Heaters, Basic Electricity, Fuel Gas & Fuel Oil Systems.
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