Plumbing Level 2

Plumbing Level 2

Course Outline

Percentages indicate the proportion of each module that is theory-based (classroom) and performance-based (hands-on), respectively.

MODULES   
OBJECTIVE OUTLINE OF TRAINING
(PLUMBING LEVEL 2)
THEORY
PERFORMANCE BASE
TOTAL
HOURS
MODULE 1Plumbing Math Two (15 Hours)
Explains the Pythagorean theorem and
reviews methods for laying out square corners. Discusses the techniques used to calculate simple and rolling offsets, as well as offsets on parallel runs of pipe.
15 hours
MODULE 2 Reading Commercial Drawings (25 Hours)
Explains how to identify and interpret
civil, architectural, structural, HVAC/mechanical, plumbing,
and electrical drawings. Discusses how to ensure accurate dimensions, generate RFIs, and locate plumbing entry points,
as well as how to establish piping routes and fixture locations. Isometric drawings, material takeoffs, approved submittal
data, and Building Information Management (BIM), are also covered.
25 hours
MODULE 3Structural Penetrations, Insulation, and
Fire-Stopping (15 Hours)
Introduces methods for adjusting
structural members, insulating pipe, and installing firestopping. Covers reinforcement techniques for modified
structural members; how to measure, cut, and install fiberglass and flexible foam insulation; and how to identify walls, floors, and ceilings that require fire-stopping.
15 hours
MODULE 4Installing and Testing DWV Piping
(30 Hours)
Explains how to locate, install, connect,
and test a complete drain, waste, and vent (DWV) system. Discusses how to develop material takeoffs, set up and use
levels, locate building sewers and building drains, locate fixtures, and test a DWV system.
30 hours
MODULE 5 Installing Roof, Floor, and Area Drains
(5 Hours)
Covers the proper techniques for
locating, installing, and connecting roof, floor, and area drains and floor sinks according to code. Discusses waterproof
membranes and flashing, drain components, shower pans, trap
primers, and proper drain applications.
5 hours
MODULE 6 Installing and Testing Water Supply Piping (20 Hours)
Explores the proper techniques for
locating, installing, and testing complete water service and distribution systems, including meters, water heaters, water
softeners, and hose bibbs. Introduces basic backflow and water hammer prevention, and discusses the installation of shower and tub valves, ice maker and washing machine boxes, and pipe stub outs and supports.
20 hours
MODULE 7Types of Valves (5 Hours)
Reviews types of valves, their
components, and applications. Also covers valve servicing.
5 hours
MODULE 8Installing Fixtures and Valves (20 Hours)
Covers the installation of basic
plumbing fixtures, including bathtubs, shower stalls, lavatories, sinks, water closets, and urinals. Reviews the installation of associated valves, faucets, and components. Explains how to
connect appliances such as dishwashers, food-waste disposers, refrigerators and ice makers, and washing machines.
20 hours
MODULE 9 Installing Water Heaters (10 Hours)
Discusses gas-fired, electric, tankless,
heat pump, and indirect water heaters, components, and applications. Reviews proper installation and testing techniques
and covers the latest code requirements for water heaters.
10 hours
MODULE 10Basic Electricity (10 Hours)
Introduces electrical safety and the
principles of electricity including voltage, current, resistance, and power. Includes important electrical formulas, circuitry, and common plumbing-related electrical applications.
10 hours
Module 11Fuel Gas and Fuel Oil Systems (20 Hours)
Introduces techniques for safe handling
of natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, and fuel oil. Reviews fuel gas and fuel oil safety precautions and potential hazards,
applications, systems installation, and testing.
20 hours
175 hours 5 weeks of training 35 hour per week175 hours

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