Course Code: GES788
Plumbing History, Codes, and Principles
Tools of the Plumbing Trade
First Aid and Safety
Basic Math for Plumbing
Water Supply, Water Sources, Waste Disposal, and Sewage Disposal
Mechanical Properties and Protection of Building Materials and Structure
Piping Materials Used in Plumbing Work
Joining Methods for DWV and Pressure Piping
Squares, Square Roots, and Basic Geometry
Faucets and Related Devices
Building Plans, Drawings, and Scale Rulers
Communication and Skills Professionalism
Pipe Joining Techniques
Special Applications of Plastic Pipe and Fittings
Introduction to Welding
Soldering, Brazing, Cutting, and Gas Welding
Piping Materials, Sources, and Distribution for Potable Water
Water Pipe Sizing: Main-and-Branch and Individual Run Systems
Water Heaters and Hot Water Distribution
Cross-Connection Protection and Pipe Identification
Sewers & Sewage Disposal Methods
Drainage Fixture Units
Applied Plumbing Mathematics
Applied Geometric Concepts
Properties of Water and Air
Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems
Sump Pumps, Sewage Pumps, and Sewage Ejectors
Hoisting and Rigging
Rough-In Sheets, Single Line Drawings, and Isometric Drawings
Venting Plumbing Drainage Systems
Winning Customer Service
Customer Service: Why Do It?
The Decline (and Revival) of Customer Service
Moving Forward with the Four P’s
Traits of Outstanding Customer Reps
Measuring Customer Service
Customer Service Communication
Helping Upset Customers
Edward Moore is Department Chair of Building Construction Trades for York Technical College. He is also building automations engineer, licensed master plumber, and NATE-certified HVAC technician. For the past21 years, he has worked as a college professor teaching industrial piping/plumbing, air conditioning, and construction trades. Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master of Science in manufacturing engineering from East Carolina University.
Adam Seek has more than 25 years of experience in the plumbing industry. He is a licensed plumber, pipefitter, instructor, and maintenance/service technician with an excellent track record of success in safety, quality control, planning, development, and project management. His career in plumbing started at a young age, when he first joined his family’s plumbing business. He then went on to a four-year program where he was awarded for his aptitude and academic achievements.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
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Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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