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
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing I - A Castillo M E 4:30 PM 9:30 PM 2/1/2021 5/24/2021
Plumbing I - B Garcia-Cervantes M S 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/1/2021 5/24/2021
Plumbing I - B Pina Jr W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021
Plumbing I - B Castillo W E 4:30 PM 9:30 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021 DFWEC
Plumbing II - B Pair W E 4:30 PM 9:15 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021
Plumbing II - B Whitley M E 4:30 PM 9:15 PM 2/1/2021 5/24/2021
Plumbing III - B Tortorici Sr T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/2/2021 5/25/2021
Plumbing III - B Tortorici Sr R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/4/2021 5/27/2021
Plumbing IV - B Manry T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/2/2021 5/25/2021
Plumbing IV - B Manry W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021
 
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: $1,323.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Pre-Requisite: English or Spanish TABE Math Test or Applied Construction math Class and English or Spanish TABE Reading Test and ESL Placement Test.
All TABE Testing must be completed no later than Friday January 15, 2021.
The course topics are: Basic Safety; Plumbing Safety; Introduction to Plumbing Profession; Introduction to Hand Tools; Introduction to Power Tools; Tools of the Plumbing Trade; Introduction to Construction Math; Introduction to Plumbing Math; Coppper Tube & 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
$16.00 - Purchase Required
Core Curriculum 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$112.00 - Purchase Required
Plumbing Level 1 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$128.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing I - A Castillo M E 4:30 PM 9:30 PM 2/1/2021 5/24/2021

 

 

 
Plumbing I - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are: 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, & Vent (DWV) Systems; Introduction to Water Distribution Systems; Basic Communication Skills; Basic Employability Skills; and Introduction to Material Handling.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing I - A
OR Test: Plumbing I-A
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbing Level 1 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$128.00 - Previously Purchased
Core Curriculum 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$112.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing I - B Garcia-Cervantes M S 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/1/2021 5/24/2021
Plumbing I - B Pina Jr W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021
Plumbing I - B Castillo W E 4:30 PM 9:30 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021 DFWEC

 

 

 
Plumbing II - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
16 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Plumbing I-B Plumbing II-A - This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are: Plumbing Math Two; Reading Commercial Drawings; Structural Penetrations, Insulation, and Fire Stopping; Installing & Testing DWV Piping; Installing Roof, Floor & Area Drains; and Types of Valves. Plumbing II-B - This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are: Installing & Testing Water Supply Piping; Installing Fixtures and Valves; Basic Electricity; Installing Water Heaters; and Fuel Gas & Fuel Oil Systems.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing I - B
OR Course:
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbing Level 2 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$169.00 - 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 II - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are: Installing & Testing Water Supply Piping; Installing Fixtures and Valves; Basic Electricity; Installing Water Heaters; and Fuel Gas & Fuel Oil Systems.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing II - A
OR Course: Plumbing II - A Spanish
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbing Level 2 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing II - B Pair W E 4:30 PM 9:15 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021
Plumbing II - B Whitley M E 4:30 PM 9:15 PM 2/1/2021 5/24/2021

 

 

 
Plumbing III - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Plumbing II-B Plumbing III-A - This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are: Applied Math; Sizing & Protecting the Water Supply System; Potable Water Supply Treatment; and Types of Venting. Plumbing III-B - This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are: Sizing DWV & Storm Systems; Sewage Pumps & Sump Pumps; Corrosive-Resistant Waste Piping; Compressed Air and Service Plumbing.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing II - B
OR Course: TD TECH - Plumbing II
OR Course: Plumbing II - B Spanish
MATERIALS:
2015 Drain Waste & Vent Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Purchase Required
2015 Water Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Purchase Required
2018 International Plumbing Code Book Tabs
$23.00 - Purchase Required
2018 International Plumbing Code Book SC
$127.00 - Purchase Required
Plumbing Level 3 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Purchase Required
2018 International Plumbing Code Study Companion
$74.00 - 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: $1,323.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are: 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
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
2018 International Plumbing Code Book SC
$127.00 - Previously Purchased
2018 International Plumbing Code Book Tabs
$23.00 - Previously Purchased
2015 Drain Waste & Vent Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Previously Purchased
2015 Water Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbing Level 3 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$169.00 - 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 9:00 PM 2/2/2021 5/25/2021
Plumbing III - B Tortorici Sr R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/4/2021 5/27/2021

 

 

 
Plumbing IV - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Plumbing III-B Plumbing IV-A: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are: Business Principles for Plumbers, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership, Water Pressure Booster & Recirculation System, and Indirect & Special Waste. Plumbing IV-B: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are: Hydronic & Solar Heating Systems, Codes, Private Water Supply Well Systems, Private Waste Disposal Systems, Swimming Pools & Hot Tubs, Plumbing for Mobile Home & Travel Trailer, and Introduction to Medical Gas & Vacuum Systems. 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.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing III - B
MATERIALS:
2015 Water Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Previously Purchased
2015 Drain Waste & Vent Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbers Examination Preparation Guide 9th Ed
$51.00 - Purchase Required
2018 International Plumbing Code Book SC
$127.00 - Previously Purchased
2018 International Plumbing Code Book Tabs
$23.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbing Level 4 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$169.00 - 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 IV - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are: Hydronic & Solar Heating Systems, Codes, Private Water Supply Well Systems, Private Waste Disposal Systems, Swimming Pools & Hot Tubs, Plumbing for Mobile Home & Travel Trailer, and Introduction to Medical Gas & Vacuum Systems. 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.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing IV - A
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
2018 International Plumbing Code Book SC
$127.00 - Previously Purchased
2015 Drain Waste & Vent Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Previously Purchased
2015 Water Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbers Examination Preparation Guide 9th Ed
$51.00 - Previously Purchased
Plumbing Level 4 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing IV - B Manry T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/2/2021 5/25/2021
Plumbing IV - B Manry W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 2/3/2021 5/26/2021