2012 UPC Chapters 1-8 for Montana Plumbers


4 Hour Course

Course ID: MTPL15064

Approved By: Montana Department of Labor & Industry

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In our Chapter 1 review of the course, we will cover the general scope of the UPC, along with organization and enforcement, and how violations and penalties are handled. We’ll also talk about inspections, maintenance, repairs and alterations, and how to handle it when two relevant codes conflict. Chapter 2 will review changes to the definitions in the Code.

We’ll also address minimum standards for the materials used in plumbing construction and repair. It also covers some alternate materials and methods that may be used. It covers working in flood hazard areas, handling wastes, and preventative measures to ensure the functionality of a plumbed system.

Water supply and distribution will be addressed in Chapter 6, including temperature and backflow requirements, acceptable materials to use, and the appropriate size of pipe for various situations.  Then, we’ll review updates to the various types of drainage systems, the appropriate materials to use for them, minimum pipe sizes and maximum fixture units. It addresses the use of specific materials such as brass, cast-iron, copper, and galvanized steel. We’ll also review the changes to Chapter 8, which addresses indirect wastes from restaurants and similar establishments.

  • 2012 UPC Update - Chapters 1-8
    • 2012 UPC Update - Chapters 1-8 [10 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Changes to Chapters 1-8 of the 2012 UPC for Montana Plumbers
      • 02. Changes to the 2012 UPC: Chapter 1 – Administration
      • 03. Changes to the 2012 UPC: Chapter 2 – Definitions
      • 04. Changes to the 2012 UPC: Chapter 3 – General Regulations
      • 05. Changes to the 2012 UPC: Chapter 4 – Plumbing Fixtures & Fixture Fittings, Part 1
      • 06. Changes to the 2012 UPC: Chapter 4 – Plumbing Fixtures & Fixture Fittings, Part 2
      • 07. 2012 Code Changes; Chapter Five: Water Heaters
      • 08. 2012 Code Changes; Chapter Six: Water Supply & Distribution
      • 09. 2012 Code Changes; Chapter Seven: Sanitary Drainage
      • 10. 2012 Code Changes; Chapter Eight: Indirect Wastes
    • Final Exam (20 questions)
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Achievement

Instructor Bio

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Chris D'Amato is the instructor and industry expert for Plumbing Trade Courses. With over 25 years experience, he has held a Journeyman Plumbing license since 2001 performing all aspects of plumbing in new construction, light commercial, remodels and service. Chris manages his own multifaceted plumbing shop coordinating a wide range of services from Property Management accounts to plumbing whole subdivisions and providing services to large living facilities for the the State of Oregon. In his tenure at AYPO he has helped thousands of plumbing licensees keep up with their continuing education requirements.