• Program: Plumbing Technology
  • Course: Plumbing Systems
  • Course #: PLBG1041
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Students will study sizing, service and installation of hot water heaters, hydronic heating systems, water softening systems, backflow prevention systems and water and sewage pumps. Students will study proper sequence and operation of gas and electric hot water heaters and boilers, also water softening equipment.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify components of gas and electric water heaters
Identify components of gas and electric boilers
Identify components of water softening and filtering equipment
Troubleshoot gas and electric water heaters
Troubleshoot water softening and filtering equipment
Install water heaters
Install water softeners
Identify types of pumps
Install hot water boilers

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  PLBG1035
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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