Introduction to Plumbing - Revised
Learn the valuable plumbing skills you need to succeed as a professional plumber with this free online course.
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First, you will receive an overview of the modern plumbing profession. You will also study the history of plumbing and go through the advancements it has made through recent times. Next, you will learn the various terms associated with plumbing, the most important plumbing tools, and the typical skill set of a plumber. The course will also teach you the three main phases of a plumbing project, namely the underground rough-in phase, the above ground rough-in phase, and the finish phase.
Next, you will learn how to keep yourself safe on the job by studying plumbing safety and the terms associated with it. The course will then teach you the main personal protective equipment used by plumbers on a job site as well as the safety signs in the workplace. You will also learn the basic tool safety practices that plumbers should adopt. Finally, you will study the dangers and safety measures associated with working in trenches, confined spaces, and the underground.
Plumbers will always be in great demand as plumbing repairs and maintenance needs are inevitable. This free online plumbing course will therefore give you valuable knowledge to last a lifetime, whether you want to fix something around your own house of become a construction professional. So check out the course today, and in a few short hours gain a great skill and possibly kick off a new and profitable career.
Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
- Recognize the importance of plumbing as a profession
- Describe what is meant by plumbing and skills of a plumber
- Summarize the history of plumbing and the advancement made through the ages
- Identify the various personal protective equipment used by plumbers on a job site
- Distinguish between the many safety signs found in the workplace
- Discuss the dangers and safety measures associated with working in trenches, confined spaces, and underground
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