8 Hour Course
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Course ID: 2018-389
Approved By: Nm Regulation & Licensing Dept. Construction Industries Div., Mechanical Bureau
Prior to renewal or reinstatement of a journeyman plumber certificate of competence, the applicant for renewal or reinstatement is required to complete a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of approved course work. The CID requires 8 hours of this course work to be on code changes to the 2015 NMPC. This class fulfills that requirement and is designed to accompany an 8-hour class on industry-related topics in order to fulfill the entire 16-hour requirement. No exam is required. This class is comprised of three Modules:
Module #1 New Mexico Amendments to the 2015 UPC (2 Hours)
This module begins by exploring New Mexico's adoption of the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code and the extensive amendments to Chapter 1 (Administration). The balance of this module looks at amendments to Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12 and 13.
Module #2 Significant 2012-2015 Code Review Cycle Changes to the UPC (5 Hours)
This module looks at how the 2015 UPC is organized and the reorganization of Chapter 1, followed by a look at:
Module #3 Changes to the 2017 NEC for Plumbers (1 Hour)
The final module provides an orientation to the NEC as well as a look at 8 electrical code changes that directly affect Plumbers, including those to Conductors for General Wiring, Nonmetallic Cable Entering Metal Boxes, Liquid-tight Flexible Metal Conduit, GFCI Protection for Appliances; Appliance Cords and Bonding in Hydromassage Bathtubs.