- 4 Hour Uniform Plumbing Code Chapters 1-5
- 4 Hour Uniform Plumbing Code Chapters 6-9 and Appendices
- 4 Hour Fire Suppression Sprinklers, Valves, and Hydraulic Calculations
- 2 Hour Pricing Plumbing for Profit
- 1 Hour Plan Reading
- 1 Hour OSHA Safety
ID Uniform Plumbing Code Chapters 1-5
This 4-hour continuing education course is designed to fulfill the code requirement for renewal of Idaho plumbing licenses. Topics include code highlights from the first five chapters of the Uniform Plumbing Code, outlined and explained by Master Plumber Lorren Schlotfelt in an easy to follow video format.
Chapter 1 Administration – 30 minutes
- Existing Buildings
- Additions, Alterations, Renovations and Repairs
- Building Occupancy
- Permits and Inspections
Chapter 2 Definitions – 50 minutes
- Selected Definitions
Chapter 3 General Regulations – 30 minutes
- Minimum Standards
- Alternate Materials
- Unlawful Practices
- Prohibited Fittings and Practices
- Independent Systems
- Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings
Chapter 4 Plumbing Fixtures and Fixture Fittings – 30 minutes
- Design and Installation of Plumbing Fixtures
- Water and Waste Connections
- Flow Rates
- Shower Receptors
- Water Closets
- Backflow Protection
- Floor Drains
Chapter 5 Water Heaters – 50 minutes
- Other Types
- Air Infiltration Rate Method
- Chimneys and Venting
- Vent Downsizing
ID Uniform Plumbing Code Chapters 6-9 and Appendices
This 4-hour continuing education course is designed to fulfill the code requirement for renewal of Idaho plumbing licenses. Topics include code highlights from the Uniform Plumbing Code, Chapter 6-9 and includes a review of the Appendices, outlined and explained by Master Plumber Lorren Schlotfelt in an easy to follow video format.
Chapter 6 Water Supply and Distribution – 60 minutes
- Potable/Non-Potable Water
- Alternate Water Systems
- Vacuum Breakers/Backflow Prevention
- Water Pressure
Chapter 7 Sanitary Drainage – 50 minutes
- Number of Fixture Units
- Joints and Connections
- Building Drains and Sewers
Chapter 8 Indirect Waste – 10 minutes
- Food and Beverage Establishments
- Pipe Size and Length
- Chemical Wastes
Chapter 9 Vents – 30 minutes
- Siphonage/Back Pressure/Air Circulation
- Flow Characteristics
- Wet Venting
- Combination Waste and Vent Systems
- Circuit Venting
Appendices – 60 minutes
- Appendix A Rules for Sizing Water Supply Systems
- Appendix B Explanatory Notes on Combination Waste and Vent Systems
- Appendix C Alternate Plumbing Systems
- Appendix H Private Sewage Disposal Systems
- Appendix I Installation for PEX Tubing
- Appendix K Potable Rainwater Catchment Systems
- Appendix L Sustainable Practices
- Appendix M Peak Water Demand Calculator
Fire Suppression Sprinklers, Valves, and Hydraulic Calculations
This course is an introduction to the basics regarding fire sprinklers, valves and hydraulic calculations. Students will become familiar with the parts of a sprinkler assembly and the significance of sprinkler orientation. Next they will learn the basics of sprinkler system valves and the types of systems they service. Finally, hydraulic calculations are discussed as they relate to water supply, water flow and friction loss.
After completing this course participants will be able to:
- Have an understanding of sprinkler components, types of systems, and orientation
- Be better equipped to provide fire suppression systems to their design
- Determine fire suppression system valves and the types of systems they service
- Be able to calculate hydraulics within these systems for ensured water and timing requirements
Chapter 1 – Sprinklers
- Sprinkler basics
- Parts of the sprinkler
- Sprinkler orientation
- Types of sprinklers
Chapter 2 – Valves
- Types of valves
- Types of sprinkler systems
- Types of sprinkler systems cont.
- Setting air pressure
- Water delivery
Chapter 3 – Hydraulic Calculations
- Water pressure
- Water supply and flow
- Friction loss
- Internal pipe diameter
- Examples of calculations
Pricing Plumbing for Profit
Stop flushing money! This video course is designed to help anyone who is either thinking of starting up their own plumbing business, or who wants to be confident that they will operate at a profit. In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to accurately account for all your costs, and then apply those costs to an estimate. Running a successful plumbing business requires careful attention to detail by accounting for all costs associated with the business, and charging the customer enough to make a profit. Downloadable worksheets that you can customize to your own business are included!
Cost Workbook – 55 minutes
- Employee Costs
- Office Costs
- Vehicle Costs
- Marketing Costs
- Clothing/Misc. Expenses
- Training Costs
- Hours worked per year
- Break even rate
- Profit margins
Estimating Worksheet – 45 minutes
1HR Plan Reading CE
The ability to interpret plumbing blueprints and successfully install the required plumbing systems is an essential skill. Prints provide the details you need regarding types and sizes of sinks to the location of gas lines, drains and vents. This video course outlines the general layout of both residential and commercial plans, identifying and detailing schedules, legends, symbols and engineering instructions.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Identify the various symbols included in any residential or commercial blueprint.
- Gain a broad understanding of the methodology behind successful plan reading.
- Detail and implement the use of blueprints when bidding and completing a plumbing project.
Lesson 1 Details of Engineered Prints – 17 minutes: This lesson is an introduction to plan reading basics, and how to interpret the general information found on the main page of the print.
- Commercial plan
Lesson 2 Details of Engineered Prints (cont.) – 25 minutes: This lesson looks at the plumbing pages of the print, information that is specific to the work required of the plumber.
- Plumbing floor plan
- Symbols and abbreviations
- Mechanical plan
Lesson 3 Details of Engineered Prints (cont.) – 25 minutes: This lesson outlines using blueprints for a residential home.
- Residential plan
OSHA Safety 1HR CE
This one-hour narrated course is a review of the OSHA standards based on 29 CFR 1926 Safety and Health Regulations for the Construction Industry, 29 CFR 1910 Occupational Safety and Health Standards, and 29 CFR 1904 Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. These are the current enforceable standards for safety and health of employees in construction activities.
Students will be able to understand and describe the basic components of a construction safety program. They will recognize the hazards inherent at a construction jobsite and describe ways to prevent those hazards. Finally, students will learn the responsibilities of both the employer and the employee in observing established safety practices.
Lesson 1 (20 minutes)
- OSHA Compliance – General Interpretations
- Fire Protection
- Materials Handling
Lesson 2 (20 minutes)
- Fall Protection
Lesson 3 (20 minutes)
- Concrete, Steel, Underground
- Lead – RRP, Regulations, Standards and Practices
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