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PLT 100 - Introduction to the Plumbing Profession

Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

This course introduces students to the plumbing trade and teaches basic plumbing skills. Students will recognize the opportunities and commitments involved in a plumbing career.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the basic principles of plumbing.
  2. Recognize the responsibilities of ensuring a safe, potable water supply.
  3. Describe the types of work involved in plumbing.
  4. Explain the purpose of plumbing codes and licensing.
  5. Describe the requirements for licensing and certification as journeyman and as master plumber.
  6. Summarize employment opportunities involved in a plumbing career.
Listed Topics
  1. Overview of plumbing principles
  2. Ensuring the health, safety and comfort of society
  3. History and types of work involved in plumbing
  4. Overview of plumbing codes and licensing
  5. Requirements for licensing and master plumber certification
  6. Plumbing career opportunities
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved plumbing textbooks, workbook and handouts
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 12/13/2010

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