PLBG1045 Minnesota State Plumbing Code II

Students will study the Minnesota Plumbing Code which covers the laws, rules and regulations of plumbing installed in Minnesota including plumbing principles, design, materials, traps and fixtures, water supply and drainage, waste and vent systems used in construction, repair and remodeling of buildings.





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:
Identify component parts and installation procedures for potable water
Demonstrate knowledge of protection from backflow and backsiphonage
Demonstrate knowledge of component parts and installation procedures for drainage, waste, and vent systems in residential buildings
Describe the principles of storm drainage systems
Apply principles of inspections
Test residential and commercial plumbing systems
Demonstrate knowledge of the qualifications and licensure procedures for licensed plumbers
Design a water system for residential and commercial buildings
Design a drain, waste and vent system for a residential home and commercial building
Design a storm drain system for a commercial building

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