This two-part comprehensive 64-hour course will introduce students to the history of plumbing, its importance to society and the evolution of the trade, specific to New York City’s potable water systems and sanitation plants. Students will gain the knowledge of safe plumbing practices after an introduction to the materials and tools necessary to perform tasks, along with their safe storage within guidelines.
The course will focus on the installation and maintenance of residential and commercial plumbing. By course end, students will have the knowledge to\ draw and read basic plumbing schematics, troubleshoot and repair faucets, toilets, flushometers, valves, sinks and tubs. By working with a variety of piping, you will have gained the practical experience in the techniques of soldering/sweating, swaging, flaring and brazing copper tubing and cutting, reaming and threading black pipe like the professionals. N.Y.C. plumbing codes will be discussed, along with water conservation technology.
Please email NDONES@hostos.cuny.edu for more information.