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PLT 101 - Plumbing Skills 1

Credits: 4
4 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: PLT 100  

This course introduces students to residential plumbing tools, materials and fittings in both a classroom and laboratory setting. Students will learn safe usage of power tools to perform basic plumbing tasks. Conservation methods will be introduced which promote a green environment.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Recognize and practice safe use of power tools.
  2. Describe types of pipes and identify their purpose.
  3. Identify and describe common types of fittings used in residential plumbing.
  4. Purchase fittings based on requirements, size and material.
  5. Identify and explain valves and devices used in residential plumbing.
  6. Define safety devices and explain their purpose in residential plumbing.
  7. Recognize conservation methods which promote a green environment.
Listed Topics
  1. Power tools
  2. Types of pipes
  3. Types of fittings
  4. Fitting specifications
  5. Valves and devises
  6. Reactionary valves and devices
  7. Green conservation
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved plumbing textbooks, workbook and handouts
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 12/13/2010

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