CNST 1003 Residential Plumbing
An introductory course in the methods and materials necessary to install a residential plumbing system. This course offers hands-on practice in the installation of supply, Drain/Waste/Vent (DWV), and gas systems.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate and describe the safety practices required in the plumbing trades
- Outcome 2: Describe the functions of the three major components of the plumbing system.
- Outcome 3: Describe and differentiate between the operational and functional properties of pipe materials, fittings, fixtures, and accessories required in residential plumbing systems.
- Outcome 4: Interpret plumbing plans, specifications, and schematics.
- Outcome 5: Prepare material take-off for plumbing projects.
- Outcome 6: Choose the tools required to install or maintain plumbing projects.
- Outcome 7: Size and install DrainlWasteNent piping and fittings.
- Outcome 8: Size and install supply piping, valves, and fixtures
- Outcome 9: Following code, install a water heater and related seismic strapping, supply, gas, and exhaust systems.
- Outcome 10: Describe how green technologies affect current plumbing practices.
- Outcome 11: Trouble shoot and resolve typical plumbing maintenance problems.