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CIT 106 - Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC Trades


Maximum of 3.0 possible Credits
Emphasis on electrical and plumbing trades. Introduction to basic electrical theory, Ohm’s Law, building simple circuits and basic plumbing applications. Green building science applications for ventilation, air and moisture control. Prerequisite: CIT 103  and 104  or OSHA 10-hour safety card and instructor’s permission.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and describe how a basic wiring system works and is installed in a residential project to National Electrical Code (NEC) specifications. [REASON]
  2. Analyze and describe how a basic plumbing system works and is installed in a residential project to industry specifications. [REASON]
  3. Analyze and describe how the drain, waste and vent systems work and are installed in a residential project, and what basic code requirements govern the typical installation. [REASON]
  4. Analyze the skills and aptitudes necessary to become a successful residential electrician or plumber. [EXPLORE]
  5. Continuously demonstrate safe worker practices in all lab work. [COMMUNICATE]
  6. Demonstrate how to cut, clean, solder and test copper tubing per industry standards. [ACT]
  7. Cut, expand, fit and test PEX tubing per industry standards. [ACT]
  8. Cut, fit, typical sheet metal ducting and seal per industry standards. [ACT]
  9. Analyze how increased energy efficiency alters the standards and details of typical mechanical sub contractor installations per Built Green guidelines. [EXPLORE]



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