Plumbing Level 2 Course

Note: This is a 6 week instructor lead online course.  It is recommended that you have already taken Plumbing Level 1.

  • Wednesday, October 19
  • Wednesday October 26
  • Wednesday, November 2
  • Wednesday, November 9
  • Wednesday, November 16
  • Wednesday, November 23

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm (PST)

Registration Fee: $625.00 (Plus GST)

Registration: Click here (a web invite will be sent out to all registrants closer to the start date)

CPD Eligibility: 5 points – Category A3

Learning Goals: To provide the knowledge and skills required to analyze and review complex plumbing installations and determine their conformance with the building regulations, as they relate to the following:

1. Plumbing systems
2. Foundation drainage
3. Hydronic heating systems of a building
4. Accessibility of plumbing fixtures

Performance Objectives: At the completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Identify components of piping systems
2. Understand defined terms in BC Plumbing Code
3. Determine fixture unit loads, pipe sizing and Code conformance for complex wet vent systems from isometric drawings
4. Determine fixture unit loads, pipe sizing and Code conformance for complex circuit vent systems from isometric drawings
5. Determine fixture unit loads, pipe sizing and Code conformance for vent stacks in buildings over 4 storeys in height from isometric drawings
6. Determine fixture unit loads, pipe sizing and Code conformance for water pipe systems utilizing the Small Commercial Method from isometric drawings
7. Determine fixture unit loads, pipe sizing and Code conformance for water pipe systems utilizing the Average Pressure Loss Method from isometric drawings
8. Given examples of isometric drawings of drainage systems, list the Code deficiencies and reference the relative Article in the BC Plumbing Code
9. Locate and identify referenced materials in the BC Plumbing Code related to hydronic heating, cross-connection control and perimeter drainage
10. Determine accessibility requirements for the installation of plumbing fixtures from Part 3 of the BC Building Code

Please Note: This course includes homework

Instructors: Brian Husband and Dino Echelli (City of Burnaby)
We would like to thank the City of Burnaby for their continued support of the Plumbing Level 2 course.