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PLHE 1193

Residential Plumbing Advanced Design

Credits: 2

Description: This course is designed for the plumbing learner to gain valuable work experience in the plumbing and pipefitting field in conjunction with an industry placement. The assigned project must have the endorsement of the instructor. Only valid, projects in the field of plumbing/pipefitting or in a closely related occupation shall be considered. Prerequisite(s): None


This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.

Core Abilities

  1. Demonstrate effective communication/interaction skills.
  2. Demonstrate thinking/active learning skills.
  3. Demonstrate career/computation skills.


  1. secure valid plumbing related project
  2. schedule project instrructor review
  3. attend orientation session
  4. Perform assigned project task
  5. organize project work area
  6. observe assigned project safety requirements
  7. demonstrate craftmanship and project quality
  8. identify required tools and equipment
  9. observe and utilize time management

Guidelines for Success


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Director in Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.

Last Updated: 2011-05-23
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