PLBG1035 Minnesota State Plumbing Code I

Students will study the Minnesota State Plumbing Code including the laws, rules and regulations of plumbing installed in Minnesota.  This also includes definitions, general plumbing principles, materials, fixtures and hangers and supports used in construction, repair and remodeling of buildings.




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:
Apply plumbing definitions
Explain basic and general plumbing principles
Classify materials used for pipes, fittings, joints and connections
Categorize the materials from which traps and cleanouts are made from
Compare fixture materials for the proper use and installation
Label component parts of hangers
Identify the proper installation procedures for hangers and supports
Identify the component parts for potable water system
Identify the component parts for drainage, waste, and vent systems
Explain the qualifications and licensure procedures for licensed plumbers

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