Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 106 - Plumbing Trade Introduction

2 Credit(s)

This course is designed to familiarize the student with basic plumbing practices and completion of minor repairs. In this beginning course, basic plumbing concepts and exposure to tools, safety practices, materials, codes, and plumbing opportunities will be explored. This course does not require any previous knowledge or skill in plumbing. For those seeking a career in plumbing, successful class completion may earn points that are recognized by plumbing Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committees in the State of Oregon.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Identify opportunities in the plumbing trade.

2. Demonstrate basic safety techniques.

3. Identify conditions requiring permits and work completion to Uniform Plumbing Code.

4. Identify components of plumbing systems, drainage, and water.

5. Recognize different plumbing fixtures and applications.

6. Understand overview of private water wells and sprinkler systems.

7. Gain knowledge of the different aspects of maintenance of plumbing systems.

8. Perform replacement and repair simple faucets and fixtures.

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