- 4 Hour Uniform Plumbing Code Chapters 1-5
- 4 Hour Uniform Plumbing Code Chapters 6-9 and Appendices
- 3 Hour Confined Spaces
- 3 Hour International Fuel and Gas Code
- 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
Confined Spaces 3HR
29 CFR 1926 – Subpart AA Confined Spaces in Construction sets forth requirements for practices and procedures to protect employees engaged in construction activities at a worksite with one or more confined spaces. Examples of locations where confined spaces may occur include, but are not limited to, the following: Bins; boilers; pits (such as elevator, escalator, pump, valve or other equipment); manholes (such as sewer, storm drain, electrical, communication, or other utility); tanks (such as fuel, chemical, water, or other liquid, solid or gas); incinerators; scrubbers; concrete pier columns; sewers; transformer vaults; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) ducts; storm drains; water mains; precast concrete and other pre-formed manhole units; drilled shafts; enclosed beams; vessels; digesters; lift stations; cesspools; silos; air receivers; sludge gates; air preheaters; step up transformers; turbines; chillers; bag houses; and/or mixers/reactors.
29 CFR 1926 – Subpart AA
Confined Spaces in Construction
Lesson 1 – 35 minutes
- 1926.1201 Scope
- 1926.1202 Definitions
Lesson 2 – 30 minutes
- 1926.1203 General Requirements
Lesson 3 – 30 minutes
- 1926.1204 Permit-required Confined Space Program
- 1926.1205 Permitting Process
- 1926.1206 Entry Permit
Lesson 4 – 35 minutes
- 1926.1207 Training
- 1926.1208 Duties of Authorized Entrants
- 1926.1209 Duties of Attendants
- 1926.1210 Duties of Entry Supervisors
- 1926.1211 Rescue and Emergency Services
- 1926.1212 Employee Participation
- 1926.1213 Provision of Documents to Secretary
Final Assessment – 20 minutes
International Fuel and Gas Code
The International Fuel Gas Code® (IFGC®) establishes minimum requirements for plumbing systems using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new plumbing designs. This course will review the basic provisions for appliance installation, combustion air, venting, fuel gas piping, ducting, ventilation and exhaust. Participants will gain an understanding how these requirements apply to design, plan review and inspection.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Outline the authority and duties of the code official.
- Define the meaning and intent of terms as they are referenced in the code.
- Apply the requirements set forth by the code related to design, construction, installation, maintenance, repair and approval of fuel gas systems.
Chapter 1 Scope and Administration: This chapter describes how the code is to be applied and enforced. It outlines the authority and duties of the code official and the rights of the design professional, contractor and property owner.
Chapter 2 Definitions: The code often uses terms that are unique in meaning. This chapter establishes the meaning and intent of terms as they are referenced in the code.
Chapter 3 General Regulations: This chapter outlines the broad applicability of requirements related to installation, systems access, protection of structural elements and clearances to combustibles.
- Structural Safety
- Appliance Location
- Combustion, Ventilation and Dilution Air
- Access and Service Space
- Condensate Disposal
- Clearance Reduction
Chapter 4 Gas Piping Installations: Chapter 4 covers the materials for gas piping systems and the sizing and installation of those systems.
- Pipe Sizing
- Piping Materials
- System Installation
- Appliance and Manufactured Home Connections
- Piping Support Intervals
- Overpressure Protection Devices
Chapter 5 Chimneys and Vents: This chapter regulates the design, construction, installation, maintenance, repair and approval of chimneys, vents, venting systems and their connections to gas-fired appliances.
- Venting of Appliances
- Sizing of Category 1 Appliance Venting Systems
Chapter 6 Specific Appliances: Addresses specific appliances and the product standards to which the appliance must be listed.
- Forced-Air Warm-Air Furnaces
- Gas-Fired Toilets
- Chimney Damper Opening Area
Chapter 7 Gaseous Hydrogen Systems, Appendix A-D: This chapter is specific to gaseous hydrogen generation, storage, distribution, and utilization systems, appliances, and equipment. Also included are Appendix A, B, C, and D.
- General Definitions
- Appendix A – Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping
- Appendix B – Sizing of Venting Systems
- Appendix C – Exit Terminals
- Appendix D – Safety Inspections
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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