Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn to work with copper pipe and fittings, cast-iron pipe and fittings, carbon steel pipe and fittings, corrugated stainless steel tubing, fixtures and faucets, drain waste and vent systems and water distribution systems. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites PLU 101
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify various pipe materials and fittings.
- Explain drain waste.
- Identify various vent systems.
- Identify water distribution systems.
- Perform different types of pipe and associated fittings; specifically thread, cut and solder.
- Install fixtures and faucets.
- Research Drain waste, Vent, and Water Distribution systems.
- Recognize the relationship between tardiness, attendance and work ethic.
- Compare and contrast specific piping techniques and their applications in a home.
- Measure how movement of water around a home requires air in specific locations.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Identify how every job has its important aspects and our society relies upon a proper plumbing system.
Learning How to Learn:
- Assess the proper installation of a plumbing system.
- Recognize the complexity involved in the plumbing career field.
- Identify the variety of applications available to those in the plumbing industry.