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Plumbing Tier I:

This course consists of 120 classroom hours covering the following areas: : Basic Safety; Introduction to Construction Math; Introduction to Hand Tools; Introduction to Power Tools; Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Rigging; Basic Communication Skills; Basic Employability Skills; Introduction to Materials Handling; Introduction to Plumbing; Plumbing Safety; Tools of the Plumbing Trade; Introduction to Plumbing Math; Introduction to Plumbing Drawings; Plastic Pipe and Fittings; Copper Tube and Fittings; Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings; Carbon Steel Pipe and Fittings; Introduction to Plumbing Fixtures; Introduction to Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Systems.


Plumbing Tier II:

This course consists of 120 classroom hours covering the following areas: Plumbing Math Two; Reading Commercial Drawings; Structural Penetrations, Insulation, and Fire-Stopping; Installing and Testing DWV Piping; Installing Roof, Floor, and Area Drains; Installing and Testing Water Supply Piping; Types of Valves; Installing Fixtures and Valves; Installing Water Heaters; Basic Electricity; Fuel Gas and Fuel Oil Systems.


Plumbing Tier III:

This course consists of 120 classroom hours covering the following areas: Applied Math; Sizing and Protecting the Water Supply System; Potable Water Supply Treatment; Types of Venting; Sizing DWV and Storm Systems; Sewage Pumps and Sump Pumps; Corrosive-Resistant Waste Piping; Compressed Air; Service Plumbing.


Plumbing Tier IV:

This course consists of 120 classroom hours covering the following areas: Business Principles for Plumbers; Fundamentals of Crew Leadership; Water Pressure Booster and Recirculation Systems; Indirect and Special Waste; Hydronic and Solar Heating Systems; Codes; Private Water Supply Well Systems; Private Waste-Disposal Systems; Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs; Plumbing for Mobile Homes and Travel Trailer Parks; Introduction to Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems.


Plumbing Tier V:

This course consists of 120 classroom hours covering the following areas: Review of all sections of the Massachusetts State Plumbing Code 248 CMR 3.00, 248 CMR 10.00, and 248 CMR 11.00; Review of all sections of NFPA-54-2012, NFPA-58-2011, Massachusetts Fuel Gas Code 248 CMR 4.00, Amendments for NFPA-54-2012 248 CMR 5.00, Large Gas Utilization Equipment 248 CMR 7.00 and Amendments to NFPA 58-2011 248 CMR 8.00; Review of all plumbing related math covered in Tier I through Tier V; review of all sketches in Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.22 Figures; Business Related Costs.


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than 22,000 workers throughout Massachusetts.



 

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