Courses of Study

Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Plumbing and Pipefitting III, 2009

1.) Demonstrate various techniques used in hanging, supporting, measuring, cutting, joining, and grooving corrugated stainless steel tubing according to specifications.

2.) Identify types of plumbing fixtures and faucets.

Examples: sinks, lavatories, bathtubs, bath-shower modules

3.) Identify procedures for repairing plumbing fixtures, valves, and faucets.

4.) Identify procedures for maintaining plumbing fixtures, valves, and faucets.

5.) Identify functions of various components of a drainage system.

6.) Explain the importance of traps in various piping systems.

7.) Describe the process by which water is distributed in municipal, residential, and private water systems.

8.) Explain relationships between components of a water distribution system.

9.) Explain functions of water heater components.

10.) Describe installation procedures for electric and gas water heaters.

11.) Describe the function and properties, safety precautions, and hazards of major components of various fuel systems.

12.) Design a fuel gas system according to specifications.

13.) Explain the history, trends, economic conditions, and the training of professionals in the plumbing and pipefitting industry.

14.) Define the role and characteristics of plumbing and pipefitting crew leaders.