Plumber 2015 IPC Review and Plan Reading | Oklahoma Approval #13104-P


6 Hours | Online HD Video Course | Randy Drake and Josh Francis
This training program has been designed to provide plumbers with 6 hours of required continuing education. The course includes 2015 IPC code review and Plan Reading and will discuss the areas of the code that are most commonly encountered by plumbing professionals as well as how to interpret plumbing blueprints and successfully install plumbing systems.

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2015 IPC Review and Plan Reading 6HR CE


Course Description

IPC REVIEW. This video training course has been designed to provide Oklahoma plumbers with a comprehensive review of the 2015 International Plumbing Code. Master plumber Randy Drake and instructor Josh Francis outline and discuss the areas of the code that are most commonly encountered by plumbing professionals. Code related information is applied to every day best practices, and common IPC requirements are explained.

PLAN READING. 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.


1. IPC Chapter 4 – Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings (35 minutes)

  • Code overview
  • Practice problems

2. IPC Chapter 6 – Water Supply and Distribution (50 minutes)

  • Water Distribution
  • Potable Water Supply
  • Backflow Prevention

3. IPC Chapter 7 – Sanitary Drainage (30 minutes)

  • Drainage
  • Cleanouts
  • Fixture Units

4. IPC Chapter 9 – Vents (80 minutes)

  • Materials
  • Vent Extensions, Connections and Grades
  • Pipe Sizing, Developed Length
  • Stack Offsets, Branches
  • Fixture Vents
  • Wet Vents
  • Stack Vents
  • Circuit Vents
  • Admittance Valves

5. IPC Chapter 10 – Traps, Interceptors and Separators (20 minutes)

  • Requirements

6. IPC Chapter 11 – Storm Drainage (25 minutes)

  • Area, Volume and Drainage Practice Problems
  • Sizing Methods
  • Secondary Drains

7. IPC Chapter 13 – Nonpotable Water Systems (25 minutes)

  • Reclaimed vs. Potable
  • Requirements
  • Problems

8. IPC Chapter 14 – Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Systems (20 minutes)

  • System Design and Sizing
  • Installation

9. Appendix E (30 minutes)

  • Sizing of Water Piping Systems
  • Friction Charts and Lengths


Details of Engineered Prints

Lesson 1 (20 minutes)

  • Commercial plan
  • Overview
  • Legend

Lesson 2 (20 minutes)

  • Plumbing floor plan
  • Symbols and abbreviations
  • Mechanical plan

Lesson 3 (20 minutes)

  • Residential plan

Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm 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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