Plumbing schools/courses

Plumber programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees (On campus, Online or On-site)
Total 29 training courses/programs at schools in Charlotte, NC, USA



Cleveland Community College

Campus/Training Center: Charlotte
Phone No.: (704) 669-6000

Plumbing (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course/Instructor-Led/Open Enrollment  V

The Plumbing curriculum is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire
basic skills to assist with the installation and repairs of plumbing systems in residential
and small buildings.
Course work includes sketching diagrams and interpretation of blueprints and practices
in plumbing assembly. Students will gain knowledge of State Codes and requirements.
Graduates qualify for employment at parts supply houses, maintenance companies,
and plumbing contractors to assist with various plumbing applications


IMAGINiT Technologies - North Carolina

Campuses/Training Centers: Charlotte, Raleigh
Phone No.: 704-529-1500

Autodesk Revit MEP Fundamentals

Course Format: Public Course/Instructor-Led/Open Enrollment  V

The training guide is intended to introduce students to the software’s user interface and the basic HVAC, electrical, and piping/plumbing components that make Revit MEP a powerful and flexible engineering modeling tool. The objective is to familiarize students with the tools necessary to create, document, and print the parametric model. The examples and practices are designed to take you through the basics of a full Revit MEP project, from linking in an architectural model to construction documents.

Fundamental Topics:

Introduction to Autodesk Revit MEP, its interface, including viewing, drawing, and editing commands.
Working with linked architectural files.
Creating and modifying views.
Understanding Revit MEP systems in general.
Creating spaces and zones.
Analyzing heating and cooling loads.
Working with HVAC module to add air terminals, mechanical equipment, and create HVAC systems.
Working with the Piping ... [Read More]


CPCC Corporate and Continuing Education

Campus/Training Center: Charlotte
Phone No.: 1.704.330.4223

BACKFLOW VALVE TESTING

Course Format: Public Course/Instructor-Led/Open Enrollment  V

This course will develop entry level skills and knowledge for backflow assembly field tester. A working knowledge of the causes and principles of backflow and backflow prevention will be demonstrated. Recognizing proper backflow prevention assembly application, installation, and operation is stressed. Record keeping & backflow program responsibilities are also covered. Student should have knowledge of hydraulic principles & laws, along with plumbing code requirements. Reading, math, and mechanical skills are also needed.

PLUMBING 1-2-3

Course Format: Public Course/Instructor-Led/Open Enrollment

Put the yellow pages away and let us teach you how to tackle your own plumbing projects. This class will lead you through the basic plumbing methods, including the tools and materials used to install plumbing pipe work and plumbing fixtures. Primary emphasis will be placed on plumbing systems for residential buildings.


American Home Inspectors Training Institute

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 1-800-441-9411

Inspecting Plumbing (Certificate)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

A. The Plumbing Inspection
1. Inspection Guidelines

B. Water Supply Entrance
1.Public Water Supply
2. Private Water Supply
3.Inspecting Private Water Supply
4.Reporting Your Findings
5. Filling in the Report

C. Water Supply Piping
1.Corrosion
2.Types of Supply Piping
3.Inspecting Supply Piping
4.Functional Flow
5.Cross Connections
6.Reporting Your Findings

D. Drain, Waste, and Vent System
1.Waste Disposal
2.The Venting System
3.DWV Piping Materials
4. Inspecting DWV Piping
5. Inspecting Drainage
6. Reporting Your Findings

G. Hot Water System
1.Water Heaters
2.Gas Water Heaters
3.Electric Water Heaters
4.Reporting Your Findings

H. Fixtures and Faucets
1.Inspecting Faucets
2.Inspecting Sinks, Tubs, and Showers
3. Inspecting Toilets
4.Putting It All Together
5. Reporting Your Findings
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International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 1.909.472.4100

GreenPlumbers (Certificate)

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

Droughts and water supply challenges are creating tremendous opportunities for plumbing contractors and plumbers throughout the United States, but the jobs and the projects will go to companies that understand the new technologies. Green Plumbers classes focus on water and energy efficiency, and the new technologies that are entering the marketplace.

Become an Enrolled Green Plumber, and enjoy the new perspective you will have for plumbing, and for your expanded career opportunities!

Interfacing Solar Thermal Systems into Hydronic-based Comfort Systems

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

This seminar will take the attendees on a schematic tour of old system piping/plumbing/controlling technologies and strategies, and the way they were piped, and what we’ve since discovered wrong with those installations. After we’ve seen what’s wrong, we will modify the system designs using current state of the art piping, pumping, and valve usage technology to make certain that the quantity of wasted alternative BTU’s are held to a minimum. Even the newer piping methodologies (primary/secondary) have changed somewhat since their introduction, and we will discuss the need to incorporate those advances into the piping schemes of these alternative energy systems.

Horizontal Wet Venting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

This webinar provides participants with a step by step guide to horizontal venting of bathroom groups as defined by the 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code. Discussed in this presentation will be the relevant code provisions regarding horizontal wet venting as well as how these systems are to be installed in compliance with the code.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:
?Identify code provisions related to horizontal wet venting
?Discuss how horizontal wet venting systems should be installed
?Identify non-compliant systems

Fat, Oil, and Grease Disposal Systems

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

This course discusses the Uniform Plumbing Code provisions regulating fat, oil, and grease (FOG) disposal systems. During this course, major focus is placed on what FOG systems are and how they work, significant code changes impacting FOG systems, and FOG equipment and equipment sizing.

Green Plumbing Overview

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

Developed to introduce users to the growing use of Green plumbing techniques and products, this course provides an overview of the Green plumbing movement as well as Green plumbing practices and fixtures. Specific topics covered in this course include a discussion of what it means to be Green, benefits for Green plumbing, general Green plumbing concepts, Green plumbing fixtures, installations, and designs. Also discussed is an explanation of how some Green concepts fit within the 2009 UPC and it current provisions.

Plumbing Fixtures and Fixture Fittings

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

This course discusses the Uniform Plumbing Code’s provisions in Chapter 4 governing the use and installation of plumbing fixtures and fittings. Some topics that will be discussed include, but are not limited to materials, water conserving fixtures, prohibited fixtures, and installation.

2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Sizing Indirect Waste

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

This lesson will guide you through the methods used to properly size indirect waste receptors. All relevant Code sections of the 2009 UPC will be addressed. At the end of the lesson, you will be able to: (1) Define and Identify an Indirect Waste Receptor (2) Identify the proper location of an Indirect Waste Receptor (3) Perform sizing of Indirect Waste Receptors for various layouts

2009 Unifrom Plumbing Code Water Pipe Sizing

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

This lesson will guide you through the methods used to properly size water pipe. All relevant Code sections of the 2009 UPC will be addressed. At the end of the lesson, you will be able to: (1) Calculate the total fixture units in a building. (2) Determine the distance from the meter to the most remote outlet in the system. (3) Factor in the elevation above the meter to highest cold water outlet in the system. (4) Use the available pressure at peak demand to determine the correct water pipe size for a given diagram.


Workforce Development - Manassas & Woodbridge

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 703.257.6630

Continuing Education for Tradesmen - Plumbers

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board for Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes. These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board for Contractors, and certificates of Continuing Ed... [Read More]

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