Introduction to Plumbing Products Bundle

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These five courses, developed by the American Supply Association's ASA-U program, provide plumbing engineers and designers an introduction to some of the top introductory courses in the ASA-U catalogue. By purchasing the bundle, you can save while learning and earning valuable CEUs towards your certifications and licenses. The courses listed below are included when purchasing the bundle. 

Courses and durations:

  1. Fixtures and Faucets - 2.75 hours
  2. Introduction to Copper Tube, Plastic Pipe, and Fittings - 4 hours
  3. Introduction to Pipes, Valves, and Fittings - 3 hours
  4. Introduction to Steel, Stainless Steel, Iron Pipe and Fittings - 3 hours
  5. Sump, Sewage, and Effluent Pumps - 2 hours

By completing all 5 courses students will earn 14.75 hours of professional development. Course content will automatically bookmark your progress during repeated access should you need to exit a video and return at a later time.

Pricing:

Member: $575 (regularly priced $635)
Nonmember: $1,000 (regularly priced $1,350)

Once a student purchases the bundle, the courses remain in your dashboard. You are able to retrieve them at any time and registrations do not expire. The purchase is not transferrable to any other student / member.

  • Sump, Sewage, and Effluent Pumps

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Sump, Sewage, and Effluent Pumps© provides an overview of the common types of sump, sewage, and effluent pumps. The course gives employees the basic knowledge needed to discuss the operation and components of these pumps. Definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of the major types of pumps, and other information to help employees serve customers more effectively are provided.

    Sump, Sewage, and Effluent Pumps© provides an overview of the common types of sump, sewage, and effluent pumps.  The course gives employees the basic knowledge needed to discuss the operation and components of these pumps. Definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of the major types of pumps, and other information to help employees serve customers more effectively are provided. Watch a sample of the course here.

    After completing this course, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize and use basic terms related to sump, sewage and effluent pumps.
    • Discuss different types of sump, sewage, and effluent pumps.
    • List and describe the major components of a typical sump system.
    • Calculate the capacity of a pump in gallons per minute using a performance ratings chart.
    • Generalize about the uses of residential sump pumps.
    • Help customers choose which pump is best for their needs.

    Pricing:

    Member: $100
    Nonmember: $225

    This course runs 3 hours and awards 3 hours of professional development (0.3 CEUs)

    Save! This product is part of the Introduction to Plumbing Products Bundle. Email education@aspe.org with questions. 

  • Introduction to Steel, Stainless Steel, Iron Pipe and Fittings

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Introduction to Steel, Stainless Steel, Iron Pipe, and Fittings© includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of types of pipe by size, weight, and wall thickness, explanations of different types of steel, stainless steel, and iron pipe ends and fittings and how they are joined, and explanations of the common uses of cast iron, malleable iron, and ductile iron.

    This course was developed by ASA-U through their Education Foundation. Introduction to Pipe, Valves, and Fittings© provides training for new employees about the characteristics and uses of pipe products, fittings, and valves.  The course includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of basic types of plumbing systems, and explanations of specifications for pipe, valves, and fittings. Watch a sample of the course here.

    After completing this course, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize and use basic terms related to steel pipe, stainless steel pipe, and iron pipe.
    • Discuss the basic types and uses of steel, stainless steel, and iron fittings.
    • Describe types of pipe by size, weight, and wall thickness.
    • Interpret pipe schedules, pipe stamps, and stencils.
    • Describe different types of steel, stainless steel, and iron pipe ends and fittings and how they are joined.
    • Explain the uses and service applications of cast iron, malleable iron, and ductile iron.

    Pricing:

    Member: $125
    Nonmember: $275

    This course runs 3 hours and awards 3 hours of professional development (0.3 CEUs)

    Save! This product is part of the Introduction to Plumbing Products Bundle. Email education@aspe.org with questions. 

  • Introduction to Pipes, Valves, and Fittings

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Introduction to Pipe, Valves, and Fittings© provides training for new employees about the characteristics and uses of pipe products, fittings, and valves. The course includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of basic types of plumbing systems, and explanations of specifications for pipe, valves, and fittings.

    This course was developed by ASA-U through their Education Foundation. Introduction to Pipe, Valves, and Fittings© provides training for new employees about the characteristics and uses of pipe products, fittings, and valves.  The course includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of basic types of plumbing systems, and explanations of specifications for pipe, valves, and fittings. Watch a sample of the course here.

    After completing this course, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize and use basic terms related to pipe, valves, and fittings.
    • Discuss the materials used to manufacture common pipe, valves, and fittings. 
    • Differentiate between the two types of piping systems that make up a total plumbing system. 
    • Read basic pipe, valve, and fitting specifications. 
    • Describe common types of valves and fittings and how they are used. 
    • Explain the use of valves in typical household plumbing and water service applications.

    Pricing:

    Member: $125
    Nonmember: $275

    This course runs 3 hours and awards 3 hours of professional development (0.3 CEUs)

    Save! This product is part of the Introduction to Plumbing Products Bundle. Email education@aspe.org with questions. 

  • Introduction to Copper Tube, Plastic Pipe, and Fittings

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Introduction to Copper Tube, Plastic Pipe and Fittings© includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of basic types, details of how to specify and order, explanations of applications, general recommendations and joining methods for different types of copper tube, plastic pipe and fittings

    This course was developed by ASA-U through their Education Foundation. Introduction to Copper Tube, Plastic Pipe and Fittings© includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of basic types, details of how to specify and order, explanations of applications, general recommendations and joining methods for different types of copper tube, plastic pipe and fittings. Watch a sample of the course here.

    After completing this course, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize and use basic terms related to copper tube, plastic and fittings.
    • List and discuss the advantages of copper tube, plastic pipe and fittings. 
    • Describe manufacturing process of copper tube, plastic pipe and fittings. 
    • Specify and order copper tube, plastic pipe and fittings. 
    • Discuss applications and general recommendations for different types of copper tube, plastic pipe and fittings.

    Pricing:

    Member: $160
    Nonmember: $300

    This course runs 4 hours and awards 4 hours of professional development (0.4 CEUs)

    Save! This product is part of the Introduction to Plumbing Products Bundle. Email education@aspe.org with questions. 

  • Fixtures and Faucets

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Fixtures and Faucets© is an online program divided into 8 modules. Each module includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of the major types of fixtures, and information on the supply and DWV fittings most commonly specified for the installation of these fixtures.

    This course was developed by ASA-U through their Education Foundation. Fixtures and Faucets© is an online program divided into 8 modules. Each module includes definitions of common industry terms, descriptions of the major types of fixtures, and information on the supply and DWV fittings most commonly specified for the installation of these fixtures. Watch a sample of the course here.

    After completing this course, participants will be able to:

    • Identify the three major types of plumbing fixtures, including their similarities and differences
    • Use common plumbing fixture terms
    • Identify the common specifications necessary in reading manufacturers’ rough-ins and ordering the fixtures covered in this course
    • Recognize the fixture designs that are best for a given installation or application
    • Recognize and use basic terms related to whirlpool bathtubs, whirlpool spas, and other fixtures
    • Discuss the ordering specifications, require support equipment, and construction method for each type of specialty fixture
    • Recognize the similarities and differences of fixtures for residential and commercial installations
    • Understand the importance of providing fixtures and accessories that comply with ADA guidelines

    Pricing:

    Member: $125
    Nonmember: $275

    This course runs 2.75 hours and awards 2.75 hours of professional development (0.275 CEUs)

    Save! This product is part of the Introduction to Plumbing Products Bundle. Email education@aspe.org with questions.