LESSONS 1 - 4: Plumbing & Gas Code Review 95 hours
LESSON 5: Business Related Costs 15 hours

TOTAL

 110 hours

 


LESSON 1

Thorough review of all sections of the Massachusetts State Plumbing Code 248 CMR 3.00, 10.00, and 11.00.

  1. All sections when completed will be followed by a multiple choice exam. The number of questions should be appropriate to the length of the section

LESSON 2

Thorough review of all sections of NFPA54-2012, NFPA 58-2011, Massachusetts Fuel Gas Code 248 CMR 4.00, Amendments for NFPA 54-2012 248 CMR 5.00, Large Gas Utilization Equipment 248 CMR 7.00 and Amendments to NFPA 58-2011 248 CMR 8.00

  1. All sections when completed will be followed by a multiple choice exam. The number of questions should be appropriate to the length of each section

LESSON 3

Thorough review of all plumbing related math covered in Tier 1 through Tier 5

  1. Practice test exam will be multiple choice

LESSON 4

Thorough review of all sketches in Massachusetts State Plumbing Code Section 10.22 Figures.

  1. Practice test exam will be multiple choice.

LESSON 5

  1. Forms of business
    1. Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation

1) Required licenses

  1. Business Type
    1. Service, New Construction, Remodeling
    2. Franchise, New Independent Business, Takeover
  2. Start-Up Budget
    1. Legal and Professional Fees
    2. Occupancy
    3. Licenses and Permits
    4. Equipment
    5. Insurance
    6. Supplies
    7. Advertising
    8. Salaries and Wages
      1. Payroll Expenses
  3. Accounting
    1. Income
    2. Utilities
  4. Operating Budget
    1. A. Personnel
    2. Insurance
    3. Rent
    4. Depreciation
    5. Loan Payments
    6. Advertising
    7. Legal and Accounting
    8. Miscellaneous Expenses
    9. Supplies
    10. Salaries and Wages
      1. Payroll Expenses
    11. Utilities
    12. Taxes
    13. Repairs and Maintenance
  5. Write a Business Plan