PLBG1016 Building Sewers and Drain Systems

This course covers practical experience in the installation of sewers, drain, waste and vent piping by laying out pipe, using a builder's level to establish grade and elevations of the piping, and in a safe and efficient manner. Students will learn the proper installation of plastic and cast iron sewers, drain, waste and vent pipe.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills
Practice industry safety standards
Identify sewer, drain, waste, and vent drain construction
Install sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with plastic pipe
Repair sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with plastic pipe
Install sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with cast iron pipe
Repair sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with cast iron pipe
Identify storm drain systems
Demonstrate knowledge of plumbing systems test procedures
Demonstrate knowledge of plumbing inspection procedures
Perform plumbing system tests
Perform plumbing inspection procedures

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details