Description: This 1 hour-online course - the first in a series of courses that explores many facets of plumbing - discusses some introductory topics essential to the beginning plumber.
Objectives: After completing this course, students will:
Know how to read blue prints and shoot grade levels.
Be familiar with several important safety tips.
Know some of the technical specifications for heating systems, water heaters, fixtures, valves and fittings.
Know some of the common terms and scale rules used in plumbing.
Understand the difference between a building drain and building sewer.
Know the installation specifications for heating systems, water heaters, fixtures, and valves.
Know how to light a hot water heater.
Be aware of a handful of useful plumbing 'tricks of the trade'.
Have seen and understand how to use numerous tools essential to plumbing professionals.
The course includes a multiple-choice test after each section to gage your understanding of the material.
Topics: blueprints, safety, hot water heaters, tools, etc,
Resources: Appropriate for everyone.
Learning method: online, self-paced