LESSON 1: Gas Code 27 hours
LESSON 2: General Provisions 6 hours
LESSON 3: Scope and Jurisdiction 3 hours
LESSON 4: Drainage Piping 24 hours
LESSON 5: Water Supply 12 hours
LESSON 6: Fixture Installations 12 hours
LESSON 7: Hospital Fixtures 3 hours
LESSON 8: Manufactured Homes & Construction Trailers 3 hours
LESSON 9: Public and Semi-Public Swimming Pools 3 hours
LESSON 10: Vacuum Drainage Systems 3 hours
LESSON 11: Basic Principles 6 hours
LESSON 12: Definitions 8 hours

TOTAL

 110 hours

 


LESSON 1: Gas Code (27 hours)

  1. NFPA 54-2012 Chapter 9 - Appliance, Equipment, and Accessory Installation
    1. 248 CMR 5.09, Modifications to Chapter 9.
  2. NFPA 54-2012 Chapter 10 - Installation of Specific Appliances
    1. 248 CMR 5.10, Modifications to Chapter 10
  3. NFPA 54-2012 Chapter 11 - Procedures to be Followed to Place Appliances in Operation
  4. 248 CMR 7.00 – Large Gas Utilization Equipment
  5. NFPA 58-2011 Standard for the Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases

LESSON 2: General Provisions (6 hours)

General Provisions Governing the Conduct of Plumbing and Gas Work Performed in the Commonwealth Massachusetts State Plumbing Code 248 CMR 3.00

  1. Section 3.02 Definitions will be included in each section as the definitions apply.

LESSON 3: Scope and Jurisdiction (3 hours)

Scope and Jurisdiction Massachusetts State Plumbing Code 248 CMR 10.01


LESSON 4: Drainage Piping (24 hours)

  1. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.15 (9) Drainage Piping Installations.
    1. Laundries in Multistory Buildings, Illustration Section 10.22, Figure 19
  2. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.15 (10) Sumps and Ejectors.
  3. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.15 (11) Backwater Valves.
  4. Massachusetts Sate Plumbing Code Section 10.09 Interceptors, Separators, and Holding Tanks.
    1. Gasoline, Oil and Sand Separator, Illustration Section 10.22, Figure
    2. Grease Interceptors, Illustrations Section 10.22, Figure 22, a, b, c, d
  5. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.12 Indirect Waste Piping.
  6. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.13 Piping and Treatment of Special Hazardous Waste.
  7. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.21 Boiler Blow-off Tank

LESSON 5: Water Supply (12 hours)

  1. Types and Methods of Heating Hot Water
    1. Storage
    2. Tankless
      1. Internal
      2. External
  2. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.14 (8) Hot Water Supply System.
  3. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.14 (9) Hot Water Tanks or Heaters.
  4. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.14 (12) Boiler Laws, M.G.L. c. 142 sec. 17, 18, and 19.
  5. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.14 (13) Disinfection of the Potable Water System.

LESSON 6: Fixture Installations (12 hours)

  1. Sinks

A. Lavatory

1) Design and Construction of Lavatories

a) Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (2) Overflows

b) Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (13)

B. Kitchen Sinks

1) Design and Construction of Kitchen Sinks

2) Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (8) Food-waste Grinder Units

3) Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (11) Dishwashing Machines

a) Commercial Dishwashers, Illustrations Section 10.22, Figure 22, b, c, d

C. Design and use of Mop Receptors and Slop Sink

D. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (16) Sacrarium.

  1. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (9) Drinking Fountains.
  2. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (10) Floor/Trough Drains
  3. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 ( 12) Automatic Clothes Washing Machine.
  4. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (14) Garbage/Trash Receptacle Washers.
  5. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (15) Special Fixtures and Specialties.
  6. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.10 (17) Minimum Facilities for Dwellings, and Section 10.10 (18) Minimum Facilities for Building Occupancy other than Residential.

LESSON 7: Hospital Fixtures (3 hours)

Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.18 Hospital Fixtures.


LESSON 8: Manufactured Homes & Construction Trailers (3 hours)

Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.19 Plumbing in Manufactured Homes and Construction Trailers.


LESSON 9: Public and Semi-Public Swimming Pools (3 hours)

Massachusetts State Plumbing Code 10.20 Public and Semi-Public Swimming Pools.


LESSON 10: Vacuum Drainage Systems (3 hours)

Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.23 Vacuum Drainage System.


LESSON 11: Basic Principles (6 hours)

Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.02 Basic Principles.


LESSON 12: Definitions (8 hours)

  1. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.03
    1. Definitions should be incorporated in the curriculum as appropriate.
  2. Massachusetts State Plumbing Code NFPA-54 Chapter 3
    1. Definitions Should Be incorporated in the curriculum as appropriate.