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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BCT 239 - Residential and Industrial Plumbing VII

4 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 4 lab periods

Continuation of BCT 238 . Includes codes; servicing piping systems, fixtures, and appliances; private water supply well systems; private waste disposal systems; swimming pools and hot tubs; and plumbing for mobile homes and travel trailers.

Prerequisite(s): BCT 238  or concurrent enrollment.
Information: BCT coursework or field experience will be necessary for success in this course. See a BCT instructor or department chair for more information.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the procedures for modifying plumbing codes.
  2. Describe different types of corrosion and their effects on pipes.
  3. Identify the qualities of a good well.
  4. Discuss the installation and maintenance of private waste disposal systems.
  5. Identify swimming pool, hot tub systems, and components. 
  6. State code issues and drainage, waste, and vent (DWV) systems specific to mobile home parks and travel trailer parks.

  1. Codes
    1. History of codes
    2. Model codes
    3. How codes work
    4. Typical chapters of a model code
    5. The worksheet
  2. Servicing Piping Systems, Fixtures, and Appliances
    1. General guidelines for service calls
    2. Servicing water supply systems
    3. Servicing DWV systems
    4. Pipe corrosion
    5. Servicing plumbing fixtures
    6. Installing additional fixtures and appliances
  3. Private Water Supply Well Systems
    1. Drilling wells
    2. Selecting and installing pumps
    3. Selecting and installing water supply lines
    4. Selecting and installing water storage tanks
  4. Private Waste Disposal Systems
    1. Types of private waste disposal systems
    2. Locating and sizing soil absorption systems
    3. Installing private waste disposal systems
    4. Cleaning and servicing septic and aeration tanks
  5. Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs
    1. Private swimming pools
    2. Hot tubs and spas
    3. The Worksheet
  6. Plumbing for Mobile Homes and Travel Trailers
    1. Plumbing for mobile homes and travel trailers
    2. Water supply and DWV systems for mobile home parks
    3. Water supply and DWV systems for travel trailer parks

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2018/19