LESSONS 1 - 4: Plumbing & Gas Code Review95 hours
LESSON 5: Business Related Costs15 hours

TOTAL

110 hours


LESSON 1

Thorough review of all sections of the Massachusetts State Plumbing Code 248 CMR 3.00, 248 CMR 4.00, and 248 CMR 10.00.

a. 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 NFPA-54, NFPA-58, Introduction and Massachusetts Modifications 248 CMR 4.00, and Massachusetts Code for Gas Utilization Equipment in Large Boilers, 248 CMR 7.00.

a. 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 I through Tier IV.

a. Practice test exam will be multiple choice


LESSON 4

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

a. Practice test exam will be multiple choice.


LESSON 5

a. Forms of business

1. Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation

a) Required licenses

a. Business Type

1. Service, New Construction, Remodeling

2. Franchise, New Independent Business, Takeover

c. 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

a) Payroll Expenses

9. Accounting

10. Income

11. Utilities

d. Operating Budget

1. 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

a) Payroll Expenses

11. Utilities

12. Taxes

13. Repairs and Maintenance

e. Write a Business Plan