PLU 121 - Commercial Plumbing

Course Description

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn to read commercial drawings, install hangers, supports, structural penetrations, and fire stopping, installation and testing DWV piping. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

PLU 105

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the use of hangars and supports.
  • Describe how to create penetrations.
  • Explain proper fire stopping procedures.
  • Demonstrate familiarization of installation and testing of DWV piping.
  • Evaluate symbols and measurements on Blueprints.
  • Design proper support and hangar arrangements for piping.
  • Identify proper structural penetration and fire stopping techniques and applications.
  • Perform proper installation and testing of DWV piping.
  • Discuss the value of accurate blueprint reading.
  • Compare and contrast different real world application of hangars and supports for piping.
  • Relate application of codes pertaining to structural penetrations and fire stopping.
  • Distinguish consequences and benefits of proper installation and testing of DWV piping.
Human Dimension:
  • Conclude the value of blueprint reading will establish accurate and complete job preparation and completion.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Evaluate how proper safety techniques can save lives and property.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Reflect on the wide range of commercial applications for plumbing.