CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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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
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **  
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus, Online=Web Based Course
 
Course Details
 
Plumbing I - A
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math Test or Applied Math I and English or Spanish Reading Test
All testing must be completed no later than Friday August 20, 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.
Note: All students are required to attend one (1) additional four hour class.
Plumbing I-A Este curso cubrirá las siguientes clases: Introducción a la plomería 1; Seguridad básica; Seguridad de la Plomeria; Introducción a la profesión de la plomería; Introduccion a Herramientas de mano y Harramientas Electricas; Herramientas básicas de la plomería; Introduccion a las Matematicas para la Construccion; Introducción a la matemáticas para los fontaneros; Introduccion Basica a Planos; Introducción a los dibujos de la plomería; y pipa y materiales de plomería de plástico.

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:
to be determined
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 I - B
Type of Class: Semester
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:
to be determined
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 - A
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Plumbing I-B
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.
Note: All students are required to attend two (2) additional 4 hour classes.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing I - B
OR Course:
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
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:
to be determined
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 - A
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Plumbing II-B
The course topics are: Applied Math; Sizing & Protecting the Water Supply System; Potable Water Supply Treatment; and Types of Venting.
Note: All students are required to attend two (2) additional 4 hour classes.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing II - B
OR Course: TD TECH - Plumbing II
OR Course: Plumbing II - B Spanish
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
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:
to be determined
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 - A
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Plumbing III-B
The course topics are: Business Principles for Plumbers, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership, Water Pressure Booster & Recirculation System, and Indirect & Special Waste.
Note: All students are required to attend one additional 4 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing III - B
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
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:
to be determined
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 **