Plumbing and Heating Courses
Total Clock Hours 630
PH1400 Employability Skills
Clock Hours 31
The Job Search/Resume Class is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to successfully navigate the job search process. The class provides students with guidance in identifying potential employers, as well as assistance in completing job applications and preparing a standout resume and cover letter. The Interview Skills Class is a valuable resource for student as they prepare for job interviews. The class covers the component of an interview, common interview questions, and offers students the opportunity to practice their interview skills in a supportive environment. To help students excel in the workplace, the Workplace Communication Skills Class focuses on effective communication, including communication styles, active listening, non-verbal communication, professional presentation, electronic communication, and conflict resolution. First Aid and CPR Class teaches individuals the basic of life support and how to provide initial medical care in emergency situations.
Clock Hours 235
Introduction to Industrial Workplace Safety and Health. OSHA 10 training provides information and guidance for occupational safety and health regulations, standards, and practices. Identify and properly use common plumbing tools; install piping materials and fittings, valves, faucets, and meters; correctly size, install and maintain hot and cold potable water systems; size, install and repair drain, waste, and vent systems; and read and sketch plumbing and heating prints and isometric drawings. Install, maintain and repair commercial and residential plumbing fixtures, storage and on-demand water heaters and appliances. Select and install pressure-rated piping systems including PEX, PVC, ABS, copper, and steel. Troubleshoot and repair residential water well systems.
Clock Hours 280
Demonstrate an understanding of basic thermodynamic theory and perform heat transfer calculations; install and maintain gas burning equipment; demonstrate correct piping practices and sizing, demonstrate venting practices and sizing. Identify, install, and maintain oil heat components and electrical heating equipment. Identify, install, and repair oil heat components and electrical heating equipment. Identify, install and service conventional and modulating-condensing hydronic heating boilers. Understand installation and service of heat pumps. Perform residential heat loss calculations. Size heating equipment and heat emitters. Use combustion analyzers to determine efficiency and safety of fuel-burning appliances.
Clock Hours 84
Demonstrate an understanding of basic electrical theory and proper use of test instruments; build and test heating control circuits; perform electrical tests; analyze basic series, parallel and combination resistive AC and DC circuits; sketch wiring diagram symbols; maintain and replace solenoids, pressure switches, thermostats zone valves, and relays; identify, select, install and maintain common electrical control devices; demonstrate circuit construction workmanship, techniques, and practices; identify, install and maintain common motors.