National Standard Plumbing Code (2000 Code and Textbook Course)


30 hours

  What Students Learn:
When a student completes this study unit, he/she will be able to:
  • Explain how the National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) is administered.
  • List the basic principles upon which plumbing codes are based.
  • Understand terms that are necessary to comprehend the plumbing code.
  • Determine the correct use of materials, fittings, joints, and fixtures.
  • Determine if water and sanitary piping systems and their vents conform to the code.
  • Use tables to determine the size of different parts of plumbing systems.
  • Utilize the special information found in the appendices of the plumbing code.

    Administration of the NSPC; Basic Principles of the NSPC; Definitions; General Regulations; Materials; Joints and Connections; Traps, Cleanouts, and Backwater Valves; Interceptors; Plumbing Fixtures, Fixture Fittings and Plumbing Appliances; Hangers and Supports; Indirect Waste Piping and Special Wastes; Water Supply and Distribution; Sanitary Drainage Systems; Vents and Venting; Storm Water Drainage; Special Requirements for Health Care Facilities; Tests and Maintenance; Regulations governing individual Sewage Disposal Systems for Homes and other establishments where public sewage systems are not available; Potable Water Supply Systems; Mobile Home and Travel Trailer Park Plumbing Standards.

      Special Notes:
  • The 2000 NSPC course package consists of: the revised National Standard Plumbing Code text book (stock number TB0215); a study guide based on the 2000 code (stock number 286937); and Plumber course supplement (stock number 151911).
  • This updated course replaces course 286M05 (1996 Code and Textbook Course).



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