This 16-hour course will cover a number of important topics for you to review as you complete your CE requirements!
The beginning of the course will introduce some electrical concepts for plumbers, including appropriate procedures for wet and damp locations.
The second part of our course will focus on rainwater harvesting systems. Here, we will focus on the components of a rainwater harvesting system, and how one operates. We’ll also discuss the six major components of a rainwater harvesting system, and suitable locations for a rainwater catchment area. Additionally, we’ll talk about the processes of filtration, screening and diversion, all of which are essential to an effective and useful rainwater harvesting system.
Next, we’ll review OSHA regulations which are in place to help ensure the safety of everyone on a jobsite. We’ll talk about some dangers you may encounter, and some basic safety measures to protect yourself and others.
In the UPC review section 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. Minimum standards for the materials used in plumbing construction and repair will be addressed, and we’ll cover some alternate materials and methods that may be used.
Our review of Chapter 5 will address working with water heaters. This includes inspection requirements, safety devices, and various types of water heaters, as well as instruction for installing water heaters in special locations. 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.
These are just some of the topics we’ll cover in this extensive course!
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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.