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Foundations of Plumbing (Tools Included)

This course trains for a career in plumbing, where you will learn specialized plumbing skills and terminology for residential, commercial, and industrial plumbing systems. In addition, this course teaches the math, geometry, and physical principles needed to work on plumbing systems.

$2,995.00 (USD)




  1. Plumbing History, Codes, and Principles
  2. Tools of the Plumbing Trade
  3. First Aid and Safety
  4. Basic Math for Plumbing
  5. Water Supply, Water Sources, Waste Disposal, and Sewage Disposal
  6. Mechanical Properties and Protection of Building Materials and Structure
  7. Piping Materials Used in Plumbing Work
  8. Joining Methods for DWV and Pressure Piping
  9. Squares, Square Roots, and Basic Geometry
  10. Plumbing Fixtures
  11. Faucets and Related Devices
  12. Valves
  13. Water Heaters
  14. Building Plans, Drawings, and Scale Rulers
  15. Sketching
  16. Communication and Skills Professionalism
  17. Pipe Joining Techniques
  18. Special Applications of Plastic Pipe and Fittings
  19. Introduction to Welding
  20. Soldering, Brazing, Cutting, and Gas Welding
  21. Piping Materials, Sources, and Distribution for Potable Water
  22. Water Pipe Sizing: Main-and-Branch and Individual Run Systems
  23. Water Heaters and Hot Water Distribution
  24. Cross-Connection Protection and Pipe Identification
  25. Sewers & Sewage Disposal Methods
  26. Drainage Fixture Units
  27. Building Drains
  28. Stacks
  29. Applied Plumbing Mathematics
  30. Applied Geometric Concepts
  31. Properties of Water and Air
  32. Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems
  33. Sump Pumps, Sewage Pumps, and Sewage Ejectors
  34. Plumbing Traps
  35. Fixture Supports
  36. Hoisting and Rigging
  37. Safety Concepts
  38. Rough-In Sheets, Single Line Drawings, and Isometric Drawings
  39. Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems
  40. Winning Customer Service
  41. Customers Revealed
  42. Customer Expectations
  43. Customer Service: Why Do It?
  44. The Decline (and Revival) of Customer Service
  45. Moving Forward with the Four P's
  46. Traits of Outstanding Customer Reps
  47. Measuring Customer Service
  48. Customer Service Communication
  49. Helping Upset Customers





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