This course explores the proper techniques for locating, installing and testing complete water service and distributions systems, including meters, water heaters, water softeners and hose bibs. Introduces trainees to basic backflow prevention and water hammer prevention and discusses the installation of shower and tub valves, ice maker and washing machine boxes and pipe stub outs and supports. Reviews types of valves, their components and applications. Also covers valve servicing. Covers the installation of basic plumbing fixtures, including bathtubs, shower stalls, lavatories, sinks, water closets and urinals. Reviews the installation of associated valves, faucets and components. Also discusses how to connect appliances such as dishwashers, food waste disposers, refrigerators, ice makers and washing machines. Discusses gas-fired, electric, tankless, heat pump, and indirect water heaters, components and applications. Reviews proper installation and testing techniques and covers the latest code requirements for water heaters. Lab fee required.
Terms Typically Offered:Fall, Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.