BUILDING SEWERS AND DRAIN SYSTEMS

  • Program: Plumbing Technology
  • Course: Building Sewers and Drain Systems
  • Course #: PLBG1016
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers practical experience in the installation of sewers, drain, waste and vent piping by laying out pipe, using a builder's level to establish grade and elevations of the piping, and in a safe and efficient manner. Students will learn the proper installation of plastic and cast iron sewers, drain, waste and vent pipe.

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:
Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills
Practice industry safety standards
Identify sewer, drain, waste, and vent drain construction
Install sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with plastic pipe
Repair sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with plastic pipe
Install sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with cast iron pipe
Repair sewer, drain, waste and vent systems with cast iron pipe
Identify storm drain systems
Demonstrate knowledge of plumbing systems test procedures
Demonstrate knowledge of plumbing inspection procedures
Perform plumbing system tests
Perform plumbing inspection procedures

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

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