APR 164 - Plumbing Basic Installation 1
Designed for Oregon state-registered apprentices employed in the plumbing trade. This course includes techniques for installation and testing of water supply piping and basic plumbing fixtures, valves, and faucets. An introduction to the principles of electricity common to plumbing-related electrical applications and review of proper installation and testing techniques and federal guidelines that apply to water heaters will also be discussed. Code requirements will be included for each section.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify various fixtures, valves, and faucets and their typical application.
2. Prepare elementary single-line sketches of drainage and vent systems.
3. Prepare drawings for both drainage and water piping systems using detailed symbols.
4. Develop a material takeoff from a given set of plans.
5. Use plans and fixture rough-in sheets to determine the location of fixtures and the route of the water supply piping.
6. Prepare take offs from plans, locate fixture route pipe, and locate and size water meters for installation of a water system.
7. Explain requirements and techniques necessary to modify structural members in plumbing installation.
8. Explain sizing and installation of a water service line, including back flow prevention, and proper testing of a water supply system.
9. Describe procedures required in safely installing and repairing bathtubs, shower stalls, valves, faucets, water closets, sinks, lavatories and urinals.
10. Identify circuit, voltage and Ohm's when using electrical testing equipment on electrical components used in plumbing equipment.
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