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 Whitley T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2022 12/20/2022
Plumbing II - A Harkrader M E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/22/2022 12/19/2022
Plumbing II - A Castillo M E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/22/2022 12/19/2022
Plumbing III - A Tortorici Sr R E 4:30 PM 9:45 PM 8/25/2022 12/15/2022
Plumbing III - B Lambert T E 4:00 PM 8:00 PM 8/2/2022 12/12/2022
Plumbing IV - A Manry W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/24/2022 12/21/2022
 
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
Class Fee: $1,500.00
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 19, 2022.
The course topics are: Build Your Future in Construction, Basic Safety (Construction Site Safety Orientation), 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, Copper 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
Course: English as a Second Language I
OR Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
MATERIALS:
Plumbing Level 1 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$128.00 - Purchase Required
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$17.00 - Purchase Required
Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills w/ Access Card - 6th Ed.
$112.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing I - A Whitley T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2022 12/20/2022

 

 

 
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
Class Fee: $1,500.00
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 one (1) additional 4 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing I - B
OR Course:
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$17.00 - Purchase Required
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
Plumbing II - A Harkrader M E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/22/2022 12/19/2022
Plumbing II - A Castillo M E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/22/2022 12/19/2022

 

 

 
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
Class Fee: $1,500.00
17 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 one (1) additional 4 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing II - B
OR Course: TD TECH - Plumbing II
OR Course: Plumbing II - B Spanish
MATERIALS:
2021 IAPMO DWV Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Purchase Required
2021 IAPMO Natural Gas Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Purchase Required
2021 IAPMO Water Pipe Sizing Calculator
$20.00 - Purchase Required
2018 International Plumbing Code Study Companion
$65.00 - Purchase Required
Plumbing Level 3 4th ed NCCERconnect + Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Purchase Required
2018 International Plumbing Code Book SC
$143.00 - Purchase Required
2018 International Plumbing Code Book SC Tabs
$23.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing III - A Tortorici Sr R E 4:30 PM 9:45 PM 8/25/2022 12/15/2022

 

 

 
Plumbing III - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,500.00
20 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:
2018 International Plumbing Code Book SC
$127.00 - Previously Purchased
2018 International Plumbing Code Book Tabs
$23.00 - 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 Lambert T E 4:00 PM 8:00 PM 8/2/2022 12/12/2022

 

 

 
Plumbing IV - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,500.00
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.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Plumbing III - B
MATERIALS:
Plumbers Examination Preparaton Guide - PDF Version
$26.00 - Purchase Required
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
Plumbing IV - A Manry W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/24/2022 12/21/2022

 

 

 
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 **