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Residential Plumbing

  • Overview
  • Activity 1
  • Activity 2
  • Activity 3
  • Activity 4
  • Activity 5
  • Activity 6
  • Activity 7
  • Activity 8
  • Activity 9
  • Activity 10
  • Extra Credit

After successfully completing the Residential Plumbing Module, students will be able to do the following:

• Discuss the need for safety when working with residential plumbing
• Identify and describe the basic tools used in residential plumbing
• Discuss the different types of plumbing components used in residential plumbing
• Understand the use of plumbing components used in residential plumbing
• Understand plumbing component sizes and uses
• Discuss the proper mounting of plumbing components used in residential plumbing
• Demonstrate the proper assembly of plumbing components used in residential plumbing
• Discuss the difference between components used in hot and cold water lines
• Discuss careers associated with residential plumbing.

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 1, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify the hand tools used in residential plumbing
2. Describe the fundamental use of each tool
3. Understand basic safety principles when working with residential plumbing.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  

After successfully completing Activity 2, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify the components of a faucet
2. Disassemble and reassemble a typical faucet.

Worksheets: None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 3, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify a kitchen sink faucet location and how it is to be mounted
2. Discuss the purpose of the various components used in plumbing a kitchen sink faucet
3. Demonstrate the proper plumbing of a kitchen sink faucet.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  

After successfully completing Activity 4, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify the components needed in removing waste water from a kitchen sink
2. Discuss and identify the procedures of installing the components
3. Demonstrate the installation of kitchen sink waste water removal fittings.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 5, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify the components needed to install a showerhead and faucet
2. Discuss installation procedures of a showerhead and faucet
3. Demonstrate the plumbing of a showerhead and faucet.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 6, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify and discuss the components needed to install water lines to the faucet of a tub and shower
2. Discuss the proper method of installing water lines to a tub and shower faucet
3. Demonstrate the proper plumbing of water lines to a tub and shower faucet.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 7, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify the need for vents, cleanouts, and outside faucets
2. Discuss the installation of vents, cleanouts, and outside faucets
3. Demonstrate the proper installation of vents, cleanouts, and outside faucets.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 8, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify how waste water is removed from a bathtub shower
2. Demonstrate the proper plumbing of a bathtub/shower drain.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 9, you will be able to do the following:
1. Identify how water comes into the house from the main water service
2. Discuss various plumbing components used in getting water into the house
3. Demonstrate the proper plumbing of a water heater.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 10, you will be able to do the following:
1. Demonstrate your knowledge of residential plumbing by taking the Post-Test
2. Complete any unfinished activities
3. Inventory the components used during this module.

Worksheets:  None

Activity 11: Problem Solving (Found In Workbook), Crossword Puzzle, Vocabulary Quiz (Found In Workbook)
Activity 12: Challenge (Found In Workbook)
Activity 13: Open-Ended Challenge
Activity 14: Careers (Found In Workbook)
Activity 15: Internet Activity (Found In Workbook)

Additional Worksheet: Inventory Sheet

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