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PPGS 0125 - Plumbing: Residential

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Provides the homeowner with general knowledge and practical experience of repairs, renovations and new installations within the residential plumbing system. CSA approved work boots with steel toes are required for this course.





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 39830

Sat Nov 02 - Sat Nov 30 4 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 02 - Nov 30 Sat 08:00 - 14:30 BBY NE06 Rm. 207



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Steel toed safety boots required. No class on November 9.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Solder copper pipes
  • Silphos copper pipes
  • Rough in potable water systems.
  • Rough in drainage, waste and venting systems for a three piece washroom.
  • Correctly use a cast iron cutter.
  • Crimp plastic pipes for a potable water system.
  • Adjust pressure-reducing valve.
  • Install fixtures.
  • Repair faucets.

Effective as of Fall 2003


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