CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

972-574-5200

Program Name:
PLUMBING
 
Description of the Program

The Plumbing levels one through three are all started in the Fall semester. NOTE: Semester “A” is the first semester of each level. Semester “B” is the second semester of each level. Basic Safety, Plumbing Safety, Introduction to the Plumbing Professional, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Tools of the Plumbing Trade, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Plumbing Math, Copper Tube and Fittings, and Cast Iron Pipe and Fittings. Plumbing Journeyman Prep that will provide a review of subjects that are needed to pass the written exam for the plumber’s journeyman license exam. For the practical portion of the exam the class will also include practice on our custom designed house, this house is comparable to the 2-story house used in the State of Texas Plumbing Exam in Austin. The Essentials of Medical Gas Systems will be covered to provide you with a basic understanding of the fundamentals of Medical Gas systems, equipment, wiring, gas uses, and design, as well as an understanding of 2015 NFPA 99 rules and regulations concerning Medical Gas systems.

 
Course Track
Plumbing I - A
Plumbing I - B
Plumbing II - A
Plumbing II - B
Plumbing III - A
Plumbing III - B
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing I - A Parscal T E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/16/2018 5/22/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Pair M E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Pina Jr M E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Garcia M S 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Parscal R E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/18/2018 5/24/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Willburn M E 4:30 PM 9:15 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Sandoval W E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Ventrca, Jr W E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Sandoval W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Ventrca, Jr W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing III - B Tortorici Sr T E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/16/2018 5/22/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing III - B Tortorici Sr T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/22/2018 DFWEC
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
Plumbing I - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of up to 80 hours per semester including lab. This course will cover topics such as: Basic Safety, Plumbing Safety, Introduction to the Plumbing Professional, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Tools of the Plumbing Trade, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Plumbing Math, Copper Tube and Fittings, and Cast Iron Pipe and Fittings.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Course: Applied Construction Math I Spanish
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
OR Test Out: Applied Construction Math
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Purchase Required
Core Curriculum 5th Edition
$73.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing I - A Parscal T E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/16/2018 5/22/2018 DFWEC

 

 

Plumbing I - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of up to 80 hours per semester including lab. This course will cover topics such as: Cast Iron Pipe and Fittings, Carbon Steel Pipe & Fittings, Introduction to Construction Drawings, Introduction to Plumbing Drawings, Plastic Pipe and Fittings, Introduction to Basic Rigging, Introduction to Plumbing Fixtures, Introduction to Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Systems, Introduction to Water Distribution Systems, Basic Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills, and Introduction to Material Handling. Consiste de 80 horas que incluyen laboratorio por semestre. Este curso cubrirá temas como; Introducción a los dibujos de construccion: Introducción a los dibujos de la plomería; y pipa y materiales de plomería de plástico; Introduccion Aparejo Basico; Introducción a sistemas de drenaje desagüe y ventilación; Introducción a sistemas de suministro de agua; Habilidades de Communicacion Basicas; Habilidados Bascias de Empliabildad; y Introduccion al manejo de materiales. Nota 1: Esta clase se imparte en español, sin embargo los libros de texto Contren© solo están disponibles en ingles. Por lo que se recomienda a los alumnos que tomen Ingles como Segundo Idioma (ESL clases) conjuntamente con el programa de Plomería en Español. Note 1 to Employer: The Spanish class is taught in English, however the instructor is fluent in Spanish and able to translate for our Hispanic students. A minimum number of students are required in order for the class to make, thus the students may not have the option of having a bilingual instructor after the first or second semester of the program. Therefore, we strongly recommend that our Spanish speaking students enroll in the English as a Second Language program concurrently with the Plumbing program
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing I - A
OR Test: Plumbing I-A
MATERIALS:
Core Curriculum 5th Edition
$73.00 - Previously Purchased
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing I - B Pair M E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Pina Jr M E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Garcia M S 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Parscal R E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/18/2018 5/24/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing I - B Willburn M E 4:30 PM 9:15 PM 1/22/2018 5/21/2018 DFWEC

 

 

Plumbing II - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of up to 80 hours per semester, including lab. This course will cover topics such as: Introduction to Plumbing II; Plumbing Math II; Reading Commercial Drawings; Structural Penetrations, Insulations and Fire Stopping; Installing & Testing DWV Piping; Installing Roof, Floor & Area Drains; and Types of Valves.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing I - B
OR Course:
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

Plumbing II - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of up to 80 hours per semester, including lab. This course will cover topics such as: Installing & Testing Water Supply Piping; Installing Fixtures and Valves; Basic Eletricity; Installing Water Heaters; and Fuel Gas and Fuel Oil Systems
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing II - A
OR Course: Plumbing II - A Spanish
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing II - B Sandoval W E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Ventrca, Jr W E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Sandoval W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Ventrca, Jr W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 1/17/2018 5/23/2018 DFWEC

 

 

Plumbing III - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,273.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of up to 80 hours per semester, including lab. This course will cover topics such as: Applied Math; Sizing & Protecting the Water Supply System; Potable Water Supply Treatment; and Types of Venting.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing II - B
OR Course: TD TECH - Plumbing II
OR Course: Plumbing II - B Spanish
MATERIALS:
2015 International Plumbing Code Book (SC)
$120.00 - Purchase Required
2015 International Plumbing Code Book Turbo Tabs (SC)
$23.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

Plumbing III - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of up to 80 hours per semester including lab. This course will cover topics such as: Sizing DWV & Storm Systems, Sewage Pumps & Sump Pumps, Corrosive-Resistant Waste Piping, Compressed Air, and Service Plumbing.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing III - A
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
Call
2015 International Plumbing Code Book (SC)
$120.00 - Previously Purchased
2015 International Plumbing Code Book Turbo Tabs (SC)
$23.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing III - B Tortorici Sr T E 4:30 PM 8:45 PM 1/16/2018 5/22/2018 DFWEC
Plumbing III - B Tortorici Sr T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/22/2018 DFWEC