PLAT 102 - Plumber Apprenticeship Level 1

Plumbers size, install, adjust and service residential, commercial, and industrial water supply and drainage, waste, and venting systems. Students will learn to interpret blueprints, install valves and fittings, join pipe sections, secure them in position and test for leaks, according to project specifications. 

 

Hours:  210 (Lecture Hours: 164; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 46)

 

Prerequisites: 
Eligibility as indicated by the Industry Training Authority

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content: Perform safety related functions
- maintain safe work environment
- use personal protective and safety equipment
- perform lock-out and tag-out procedures
- practice fire prevention
Use tools and equipment
- common tools and equipment
- access equipment
- rigging, hoisting, lifting and positioning equipment
- rig loads for cranes
- soldering and brazing equipment
- oxy-fuel cutting equipment
- welding equipment
Perform routine and trade activities
- mathematics and science
- interpret drawings and specifications
- codes, regulations and standards
Prepare piping and components
- prepare pipe
- join tube, tubing and pipe
- install pipe
- install valves
- install fittings
- penetrate structures
Use communication techniques
Apply electrical concepts
- use the principles of electricity

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful competition of this course students will be able to achieve competency in the following areas:This course follows the prescribed ITA Provincial curriculum for Plumber Apprentice Level 1. This document can be found in its most current form at: https://www.itabc.ca/program/plumber  

 

Grading System: Percentage

 

Passing Grade: 70%

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.