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PLT 204 - Maintenance Plumbing


Credits: 4
4 Lecture Hours

Description
This course prepares students to recognize water supply, drain waste and vent problems. Diagnostic methods and repairs are practiced in a laboratory environment. Conservation fixtures and appliances are discussed and analyzed.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Recognize plumbing tools and discuss related safety practices.
  2. Compare and contrast replacement versus repair of leaky fixtures.
  3. Detect and repair drain restrictions.
  4. Analyze and service hot water systems.
  5. Test, adjust and maintain automated conservation fixtures.
  6. Apply conservation methods to promote a green environment.
Listed Topics
  1. Plumbing tools and safety
  2. Fixture repair and replacement
  3. Drain, waste and vent systems
  4. Hot water systems
  5. Conservation fixtures and appliances
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved plumbing textbooks, workbook and handouts.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 12/13/2010


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