Plumbing Tools, Equipment, and Materials

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Course Co-op Power Green Job Training Order 9
Unit Plumbing Tools, Equipment, and Materials
Authors Lynn Benander and Scott Reed, Co-op Power Inc.
Lesson Plans
Pipe - Fittings - Clamps - Hangers  (1 hr, wk 8)
Working with Copper Pipe  (3 hr, wk 8)
Other SDHW Plumbing Components  (1 hr, wk 13)
Working with Threaded Pipe  (2 hr, wk 13)


Start Date 12 February 2011 End Date 19 March 2011 Total hours 7 hours


Learning Objectives

On completion of this unit, a student will be able to:

Basic Construction Trades Knowledge and Skills

Solar Hot Water Systems


Unit Overview

  • Exposes students to the range of common equipment and materials used in SDHW
  • Teaches rudimentary pipe fitting skills
    • cutting and sweating copper pipe
    • cutting and gluing PVC pipe
    • connecting threaded pipe
    • hanging pipe

Background Reading and Bibliography