CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

972-574-5200

Program Name:
ABCCTX Plumbing
 
Description of the Program

ABC Central Texas Plumbing Program

 
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 & Reading test, OR Applied Construction Math class or ESL class.
NOTE: If the Math/Reading test is taken in Spanish, student must take an ESL test as well.
All testing must be completed no later than Friday January 12, 2024.
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:
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

Prerequisite: Plumbing I-A
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 one (1) additional 4 hour class.

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

Prerequisite: Plumbing II-A
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 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:
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

Prerequisite: Plumbing III-A
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.

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

Prerequisite: Plumbing IV-A
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 **