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APR 158D Plumber Apprenticeship Basic Installation

Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 2
Credits: 5

Continues related training and trade practices for plumber apprentices. Includes installation and related 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC), safety, rigging and hoisting, welding and brazing, and blueprint reading.

Prerequisite: APR 158C  with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain installation practices applying to related IAPMO code/OPSC. 
  2. Describe occupational safety and health standards in the plumbing trade. 
  3. Explain back flow types and installation practices. 
  4. Explain safe rigging and hoisting practices. 
  5. Weld and braze joints according to trade standards. 
  6. Read blueprints. 

Content Outline
  • Installation Practices 
    • Related OPSC 
    • Sources and treatments of water 
  • Occupational Safety and Health 
  • Back Flow: Types and Installation 
  • Welding and Brazing 
    • Equipment 
    • Methods 
    • Clean piping 
  • Plan layout and drawing 
  • Rigging and Hoisting Basics