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Plumbing Curriculum, 2013-2014


The NH Department of Education's Plumbing Program is a 600 hour program that uses the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Plumbing Program as its core curriculum.

Year One

  • Core Curriculum Introductory Craft Skills (27.5 hours)
  • Introduction to the Plumbing Profession (5 hours)
  • Plumbing Safety (20 hours)
  • Introduction to Plumbing Math (7.5 hours)
  • Plumbing Tools (7.5 hours)
  • Blueprints and Plumbing Drawings (12.5 hours)
  • Various Pipes and Fittings (45 hours)
  • Fixtures and Faucets (5 hours)
  • Intro Drain, Waste, & Vent (DWV) Systems (10 hours)
  • Intro Water Distribution Systems (10 hours)

Year Two

  • Intermediate Math (10 hours)
  • Reading Commercial Drawings (20 hours)
  • Installing and Testing DWV Piping (20 hours)
  • Installing Roof, Floor & Area Drains (5 hours)
  • Types of Valves (5 hours)
  • Installing and Testing Water Supply Piping (20 hours)
  • Installing Fixtures, Valves, and Faucets (15 hours)
  • Introduction to Electricity (15 hours)
  • Installing Water Heaters (5 hours)
  • Fuel & Gas Piping/ Fuel Gas Systems (30 hours)
  • Servicing Fixtures, Valves and Faucets (5 hours)

Year Three

  • Applied Math (10 hours)
  • Water Pipe Sizing (17.5 hours)
  • Potable Water Treatment (15 hours)
  • Back flow Preventers (12.5 hours)
  • Types of Venting (10 hours)
  • Sewage and Sump Pumps (17.5)
  • NFPA 54 (20 hours)
  • Sizing DWV and Storm Systems (10 hours)
  • Corrosive-Resistant Waste Piping (7.5)
  • International Plumbing Code 2009 (30 hours)

Year Four

  • Water Pressure Booster & Recirculation Systems (17.5 hours)
  • Indirect and Special Waste (12.5 hours)
  • Servicing Piping Systems, Fixtures & Appliances (20 hours)
  • Private Water Supply Systems (10 hours)
  • Private Waste Disposal Systems (10 hours)
  • Hydronic and Solar Heating Systems (15 hours)
  • Water Supply Treatment (15 hours)
  • Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs (10 hours)
  • Plumbing for Mobile Home Parks (10 hours)
  • International Plumbing Code 2009 Review (30 hours)

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