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Plumbing, Heating, & Pipefitting Requirements
Curriculum

First Semester

Course No.

Course

Cr. Hrs.

 PHPF 110

Plumbing Codes

2

 PHPF 120

Plumbing Theory

3

 PHPF 130

Plumbing Drainage Laboratory

5

 PHPF 140

Plumbing Blueprint Drafting

2

 PEDH 220

First Aid: Responding to
Emergencies

2

 ____ ___

Restricted Elective

3

 

Total                                   

17

Second Semester

Course No.

Course

Cr. Hrs.

 PHPF 150

Heating Theory

3

 PHPF 160

Heating Laboratory

3

 PHPF 170

System Controllers

2

 PHPF 180

System Controllers Laboratory

2

 PHPF 190

Building Energy Requirements

1

 MATH ___

Mathematics* (by placement)

3-4

 

Total

14-15

Certificate Requirement: 31 credit hours

Notes

*MATH 102 Mathematics for Applied Technology is the minimum exit-level requirement for this program.

Admissions Requirements

High school graduate with a minimum of a 73% overall average or a minimum 2500 GED test score. A 70% or higher on the Math A/Algebra regents exam.

In addition to academic requirements, all applicants must also be able to meet the minimum Technical Standards for the program with or without reasonable accomodation. 

Program Objectives

A graduate of the Plumbing, Heating, and Pipefitting certificate program should be able to:

    1. Understand and apply the International Plumbing Code and New York State Code.
    2. Demonstrate basic knowledge of plumbing materials, tools, and equipment.
    3. Display the ability to measure, cut, and join steel pipe, copper tubing, plastic and cast iron soil pipe; demonstrate knowledge of fittings as well as basic fabrication of sheet metal principles and layout techniques.
    4. Exhibit basic drafting techniques as they relate to the plumbing, heating, and pipefitting field through the completion of various drawings such as piping isometrics, plumbing floor plans, and riser diagrams.
    5. Install residential hydronic and steam heating systems, and indirect and direct domestic warm-water heaters.
    6. Design and install warm-air heating systems and the various types of warm-water heating systems for residential and light commercial buildings.
    7. Design and install potable water, sanitary waste, and vent systems in residential and light commercial buildings.
    8. Correctly and safely wire oil and gas boilers and warm-air heating systems.
    9. Display an understanding of building energy requirements and demonstrate the ability to perform residential heat-loss calculations.
    10. Recognize and respond to emergencies by making appropriate decisions regarding first-aid care.

 

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must have earned a high school or equivalency diploma and meet the College requirements for English and reading competency. Two years of high school mathematics are also recommended.

Program Objectives

A graduate of the Plumbing, Heating, and Pipefitting certificate program should be able to:

  1. Understand and apply the International Plumbing Code and New York State Code.
  2. Demonstrate basic knowledge of plumbing materials, tools, and equipment.
  3. Display the ability to measure, cut, and join steel pipe, copper tubing, plastic and cast iron soil pipe; demonstrate knowledge of fittings as well as basic fabrication of sheet metal principles and layout techniques.
  4. Exhibit basic drafting techniques as they relate to the plumbing, heating, and pipefitting field through the completion of various drawings such as piping isometrics, plumbing floor plans, and riser diagrams.
  5. Install residential hydronic and steam heating systems, and indirect and direct domestic warm-water heaters.
  6. Design and install warm-air heating systems and the various types of warm-water heating systems for residential and light commercial buildings.
  7. Design and install potable water, sanitary waste, and vent systems in residential and light commercial buildings.
  8. Correctly and safely wire oil and gas boilers and warm-air heating systems.
  9. Display an understanding of building energy requirements and demonstrate the ability to perform residential heat-loss calculations.
  10. Recognize and respond to emergencies by making appropriate decisions regarding first-aid care.

 

Program Information
Overview
Requirements

Curriculum
SUNY Curriculum Code: 0921

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Contact Information
P 607-746-4070
F 607-746-4224
E technlgs@delhi.edu

Last Updated: 11/17/10