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BC Campus Plumbing Textbooks  (varies)

Block A: Sewers (CC-BY-NC-SA) by Industry Training Authority BC

The content of this block is organized to introduce the plumber apprentice to the theory and installation of drainage systems. These systems are designed to convey sewage from point of use to the municipal or city system. These systems are located on both public and private property. The inclusion of manholes is meant to introduce the apprentice plumber to those mechanisms where a system can be inspected, cleaned, and maintained without exposing the underground piping.

Block B: Water Services and Distribution Systems   (CC-BY-NC-SA) by Industry Training Authority BC

The content of this block is organized to introduce the plumber apprentice to the theory and installation of potable water systems and landscaping irrigation systems. Providing safe potable water is one of the major responsibilities for plumbers and this block will cover the design and installation of piping from the available water service to point of use. Water used for landscaping will also be addressed with a focus on a balanced approach to the design, use, and safety of a residential automatic irrigation system.

Block D: Compressed Air Systems (CC-BY-NC-SA) by Industry Training Authority BC

The content of this block is organized to introduce the plumber apprentice to the theory and installation of compressed air systems. Compressed air is a widely used medium in industrial and commercial applications and as such requires special attention with regard to design and installation. This block is designed to cover installation, commissioning, and maintenance of these important systems.

Block E: Fuel Gas Systems (CC-BY-NC-SA) by Industry Training Authority BC

The content of this block is organized to introduce the plumber apprentice to the theory and installation of natural gas systems. This block will cover topics from design and installation code requirements to air supply and venting requirements and applications. Flame safeguards will also be addressed with special attention being given to the B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code.

Block F: Hydronic Heating and Cooling Systems  (CC-BY-NC-SA) by Industry Training Authority BC

The content of this block is organized to introduce the plumber apprentice to the theory and installation of hydronic heating systems. With an emphasis on design and comfort, this block will cover topics related to Provincial heating guidelines as well as the design and installation of associated equipment such as heat sources, piping, valves, and controls.

Block G: Green Thermal Systems  (CC-BY-NC-SA) by Industry Training Authority BC

The content of this block is organized to introduce the plumber apprentice to the theory and installation of Geothermal and Solar Energy systems. Ground source systems and solar systems provide a viable option for the green energy minded installer. This module is designed to introduce the apprentice plumber to fundamental principles of design and installation, recognizing that these applications will be conducted differently within differing regions of the province.

Cross Connection Control for Plumbing and Piping Trades: Plumber Apprenticeship Program Level 3 (CC by NC) by Richard V. Mawle RSE, Camosun College (retired)

This manual is as part of the third year of apprenticeship training program and provides training in  cross connection control.

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