PLUM 110   Introduction to Plumbing Systems (3 Hours)

This is an introduction course to the plumbing trade with an emphasis on residential plumbing and installation methods. Students will be instructed on the basic fundamentals of the plumbing trade. This course is designed to provide training in the identification and use of plumbing tools and materials, plumbing print reading, math skills used in the plumbing trade, reading residential plumbing drawings and sketches, perform basic pipe sizing, copper and plastic piping practices, soldering and brazing, cutting and threading carbon steel pipe, joining cast-iron pipe and fittings, making flared and compression joints with copper tubing, PVC and CPVC fittings, fitting and cleanout requirement for DWV piping, and installing natural gas piping systems.