This course is approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to provide eight hours of code update continuing education credits.  

Course material highlights the major updates identified in the Significant Changes to the IPC, IMC, and IFGC, 2021 Edition publication. Additional changes not covered in the book are also addressed. 

Lessons include review questions and additional resources to make sure plumbers can apply what they’ve learned. 

Learning objectives include: 

  • Identify major changes introduced in the 2021 edition of the IPC.  
  • Understand definitions of terms from chapter two of the IPC, recognizing their specific meanings within the context of the code. 
  • Recognize general regulations in plumbing as described in chapter three. 
  • List the minimum requirements for plumbing fixtures, faucets, and fixture fittings. 
  • Describe regulations surrounding the design, approval, and installation of water heaters. 
  • Summarize key regulations governing water supply and distribution systems.  
  • Outline key regulations for sanitary drainage systems. 
  • Explain requirements for indirect connections to the sanitary drainage system and the handling of special wastes.  
  • Identify venting requirements as outlined in chapter nine. 
  • Recognize design requirements and installation limitations for traps, interceptors, and separators. 
  • Understand the purpose and installation requirements for storm drainage systems to prevent building damage. 
  • Explain regulations for nonflammable medical gas systems, oxygen-fuel gas systems, and other special piping and storage systems. 
  • Describe the design and installation requirements for nonpotable water systems. 
  • Summarize the regulations for the design and installation of subsurface landscape irrigation systems using nonpotable water. 
  • Recognize the importance of the referenced standards in chapter 15 and understand how they integrate with the IPC.  
  • Plumbers who complete this course will stay current with plumbing code changes and understand how to apply these changes in practical settings.
  • Course ID(s): 0614910
  • Approved By: Florida DBPR

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