PLBG1035 Minnesota State Plumbing Code I

Students will study the Minnesota Plumbing Code, which covers the laws, rules, and regulations of plumbing installed in Minnesota.




Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901

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 knowledge of plumbing terminology
Demonstrate knowledge of basic and general plumbing principles
Identify materials used for pipes, fittings, joints and connection
Identify the materials that traps and cleanouts are made from
Apply the principle of traps and cleanouts
Identify fixture materials, their usage and installation procedures
Demonstrate knowledge of the principals of interceptors, separators and backwater valves
Identify component parts of hangers
Demonstrate knowledge of installation procedures for hangers and supports
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of indirect and special wastes

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. 
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Credit Details