This class has been created in response to industry demand for an understanding of plumbing techniques and materials, potable water & drainage systems, and how they tie into heating systems. We will touch on the history and importance of plumbing and how a competent plumber protects the public. We will discuss codes, licensing, potable and non-potable sanitary plumbing and domestic cross connections. The student will examine blueprints, conversion charts, various tools, material joining methods and workmanship. This class will also provide lab time to learn how to solder copper pipe, thread steel pipe, connect pex pipe, etc. This basic course can lead to apprentice jobs in the plumbing industry, working for wholesale companies, and many other possibilities.