PLBG1514 Minnesota State Plumbing Code II

Course Description

This course will build on knowledge learned in first semester plumbing code and apply this information to gain through understanding of Minnesota plumbing code. Including pipe sizing of residential homes all the way up to multi story buildings with every type of plumbing fixture in them. This course also covers plumbing license requirements and practical testing to achieve the journeyman license.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Sizing water distribution piping system for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Analyze technical charts in the code book to size and correctly install drain waste and vent lines.
  • Design and size indirect waste piping.
  • Design and size storm drainage systems.
  • Sizing and selecting correct traps and interceptors.
  • Design and size storm drainage systems.
  • Utilize referenced standards for plumbing materials and installation procedures.
  • Apply principles of non- potable rainwater catchment systems to select and install systems correctly.
  • Explain the qualifications of licensed plumbers and the steps taken to qualify for a plumbing license.


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

3 credits: 3 lectures / presentations, 0 lab, 0 other