New Mexico 16 Hour Journeyman Plumber CE Package #1


This 16 hour package fulfills all state Continuing Education requirements for the 3 year renewal cycle for New Mexico Journeyman Plumbers .

  • 8 Hour Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2 Hour Pricing Plumbing for Profit
  • 2 Hour Plan Reading and Plumbing Math
  • 1 Hour Introduction to Fire sprinklers
  • 1 Hour Introduction to Sprinkler System Hydraulic Calculations
  • 1 Hour Introduction to Sprinkler System Valves
  • 1 Hour Silica Safety
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Package Contents

  • 8 Hour Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2 Hour Pricing Plumbing for Profit
  • 2 Hour Plan Reading and Plumbing Math
  • 1 Hour Introduction to Fire sprinklers
  • 1 Hour Introduction to Sprinkler System Hydraulic Calculations
  • 1 Hour Introduction to Sprinkler System Valves
  • 1 Hour Silica Safety


Uniform Plumbing Code 8HR CE


Course Description

This 8-hour continuing education course is designed to fulfill the code requirement for renewal of New Mexico Journeyman and Master plumbing licenses. Topics include code highlights from the Uniform Plumbing Code, outlined and explained by Master Plumber Lorren Schlotfelt in an easy to follow video format.

​Chapter 1 Administration – 30 minutes

  • Scope
  • Purpose
  • Existing Buildings
  • Additions, Alterations, Renovations and Repairs
  • Building Occupancy
  • Permits and Inspections
  • Violations

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

  • Quality
  • Setting
  • 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

  • Applicability
  • Other Types
  • Air Infiltration Rate Method
  • Installation
  • Chimneys and Venting
  • Termination
  • Vent Downsizing

Chapter 6 Water Supply and Distribution – 60 minutes

  • Potable/Non-Potable Water
  • Alternate Water Systems
  • Vacuum Breakers/Backflow Prevention
  • Dispensers
  • Materials
  • Fittings
  • Joints
  • Water Pressure
  • Sizing
  • Sprinklers

Chapter 7 Sanitary Drainage – 50 minutes

  • Piping
  • Number of Fixture Units
  • Joints and Connections
  • Cleanouts
  • 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
  • Materials
  • Termination
  • Flow Characteristics
  • Wet Venting
  • Combination Waste and Vent Systems
  • Circuit Venting

Chapter 10 Traps and Interceptors – 15 minutes

  • Types
  • Seals/Seal Protection
  • Grease Interceptors

Chapter 11 Storm Drainage – 15 minutes

  • Methods
  • Sumps
  • Drains
  • Secondary Drains
  • Combined Systems
  • Leaders, Conductors and Storm Drains

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


Pricing Plumbing for Profit

Course Description

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

Page One

  • Employee Costs
  • Office Costs
  • Vehicle Costs
  • Marketing Costs
  • Clothing/Misc. Expenses
  • Training Costs

Page Two

  • Calculations:
    • Hours worked per year
    • Break even rate
    • Profit margins

Estimating Worksheet – 45 minutes

  • Materials
  • Labor

Plan Reading and Plumbing Math 2HR CE

Course Description

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.

The math portion of the course will walk you through the basics of plumbing math. Included are practice equations and formulas that you can work on independently. Topics include: bend angle conversions, temperature conversions, calculating offsets, pressures and more.



Lesson 1 (20 minutes)

Details of Engineered Prints

  • Commercial plan
  • Overview
  • Legend

Lesson 2 (25 minutes)

Details of Engineered Prints (cont)

  • Plumbing floor plan
  • Symbols and abbreviations
  • Mechanical plan

Lesson 3 (25 minutes)

Details of Engineered Prints (cont)

  • Residential plan


Lesson 1 (35 minutes)

  • Calculating Area
  • Calculating Volume
  • Calculating Offsets

Lesson 2 (20 minutes)

  • Calculating Offsets
  • Calculating Pressures
  • Calculating Slope and Drop
  • Practice Exercises

Introduction to Fire Sprinklers

Course Description

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.


Chapter 1 – Sprinklers

Lesson 1

  • Sprinkler basics
  • Parts of the sprinkler

Lesson 2

  • Sprinkler orientation
  • Types of sprinklers

Introduction to Sprinkler System Hydraulic Calculations

Course Description

This course is an introduction to basic hydraulic calculations as they relate to water supply, water flow and friction loss in a fire suppression sprinkler system.


Chapter 1 – Hydraulic Calculations

Lesson 1

  • Water pressure
  • Water supply and flow
  • Friction loss

Lesson 2

  • Internal pipe diameter
  • Examples of calculations

Introduction Sprinkler System Valves

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the basics of sprinkler system valves and the types of systems they service.


Chapter 1 – Valves

Lesson 1

  • Types of valves
  • Types of sprinkler systems

Lesson 2 

  • Types of sprinkler systems cont.

Lesson 3

  • Setting air pressure
  • Water delivery


Course Description

Construction workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in over 600,000 workplaces each year. OSHA estimates that more than 840,000 of these workers are exposed to silica levels exceeding the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL). This one-hour course reviews OSHA regulations and the safety codes surrounding silica safety.




Lesson 1

  • Introduction to Silica
  • PEL Limits

Lesson 2

  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Respiratory Protection

Lesson 3

  • Respiratory Protection
  • Exposure Control Methods


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 8am and 6pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-727-7104 or send an email to Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.

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