PLBG1005 Introduction to Plumbing and Safety

Students will study the history of plumbing from a global perspective and discuss current technology, industries, and associations that make up the present day plumbing profession. Students will also study safety on the job site at a level equivalent to a 10 hour OSHA card.




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:
Discuss the history of the plumbing profession
Explain the stages of progress in the plumbing profession
List the responsibilities of a person working in the plumbing industry
Articulate proper safety techniques and procedures
Determine job site hazardous work specific to plumbers
Demonstrate the use and care of appropriate personal protective equipment

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 Course Credits section of this syllabus 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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