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Plumbing Apprentice Curriculum

 

Catalog Number Course Title Credits
50-427-751 Sanitary Drains 1 2
50-427-752 Vents and Venting Systems 2
50-427-753 Water Distribution 1 2
50-427-754 Water Distribution 2 2
50-427-755 Sanitary Drains 2 2
50-427-756 Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (POWTS) 2
50-427-757 Green Plumbing Applications 2
50-427-758 Plumbing Advanced Topics / TSA 2
  Total 16

 

Students must have a grade of "C" or better in any course to progress in courses which require that course as a prerequisite and a grade of "C" or better in all core courses to graduate. A cumulative G.P.A. of a minimum of 2.0 is required for graduation.

 

 

Plumbing Courses

50-427-751-00 Sanitary Drains 1
Plumbing related instruction of sanitary drain systems. Course includes a review of codes and trade practices related to sanitary drains, drainage systems, components, and applications. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.

50-427-752-00 Vents and Venting Systems
Designed to provide the apprentice with the skills to identify and design sanitary vent piping in a plumbing system in accordance with the Wisconsin Plumbing Code. Focuses on theory, work experience, and the application of plumbing code principles through discussions, drawing exercises, work sheets, and evaluations. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.

50-427-753-00 Water Distribution 1
Provides the apprentice with the skills to identify, design, install, and service various applications for water supply systems listed in plumbing codes. Apprentices will use the code language and tables to in various plumbing systems in accordance with the Wisconsin Plumbing Code. Topics will include commercial to single-family and private well pump systems. Focuses on theory, work experience, and the application of plumbing code principles through discussions, drawing exercises, work sheets, and evaluations. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.

50-427-754-00 Water Distribution 2
Provides the apprentice with the skills to identify, design, install, and service cross connection controls, water treatment equipment and multi-purpose piping systems in various plumbing systems in accordance with the Wisconsin Plumbing Code. Focuses on theory, work experience, and the application of plumbing code principles through discussions, drawing exercises, work sheets, and evaluations. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.

50-427-755-00 Sanitary Drains 2
Provides the apprentice with the skills to identify, design, install, and service various applications for storm water, clear water, and drainage systems. Apprentices will use the code language and tables to in various plumbing systems in accordance with the Wisconsin Plumbing Code. The course focuses on theory, work experience, and the application of plumbing code principles through discussions, drawing exercises, work sheets, and evaluations. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.

50-427-756-00 Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (POWTS)
Provides the apprentice with the skills to identify, design, install, and service various applications for private on-site wastewater treatment systems that are listed in plumbing codes or individual component manuals. Apprentices will use the code language and tables to in various plumbing systems in accordance with the Wisconsin Plumbing Code. Other topics will include pretreatment, soil evaluation, site planning, and new technologies. Focuses on theory, work experience, and the application of plumbing code principles through discussions, drawing exercises, work sheets, and evaluations. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.

50-427-757-00 Green Plumbing Applications
Provides Plumbing apprentices with an introduction to green applications and prepares students to take certification exams: Union Programs: UA Green Awareness Certification (geared toward journey workers, not apprenticeship) WTCS Programs: Green Plumbers USA Certification Program Learning materials from both certificate programs have been incorporated. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.

50-427-758-00 Plumbing Advanced Topics TSA
Provides the apprentice with the opportunity to select and complete an applied plumbing project in collaboration with the instructor. Projects will apply the skills required to identify, design, install, and service various plumbing applications that are listed in plumbing codes. Apprentices will use the code language and tables to in various plumbing systems in accordance with the Wisconsin Plumbing Code. The course builds upon the theory, work experience, and the application of plumbing code principles addressed in previous coursework to support completing an applied hands-on project. Plumbing Apprentice students only. Lecture. 2 credits.