PMI On-Demand E-Learning

On-Demand E-Learning: PMI Codes and Standards Course

PMI Codes and Standards Course update includes information about California AB 100

If you're a plumbing industry professional with codes and standards responsibilities, having a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in this area is an absolute imperative! Plumbing Manufacturers International's two-part Codes and Standards Course — newly updated with you in mind by PMI's technical director and our industry partners — will enable you to bring valuable information to your company and position you as an essential, reliable and knowledgeable employee.

PMI members receive a price discount for the course, which is open to anyone interested in plumbing codes and standards. Additional company discounts are available to both PMI members and other companies. If five or more of your company colleagues take the course, you'll earn a 5% discount — 10 or more and you'll earn 10%!

2021 course enrollees can review the course's new update about the California AB 100 lead-testing law at no charge. All you need to do is log back into the module and review the AB 100 information located in part 2, module 3, of the course under Water Quality.

Specifically developed for today’s plumbing manufacturing professional

Perfect for both new learners and those who have taken previous versions, this on-demand e-learning course will turn you into the resident expert on the California AB 100 lead-testing law and other recent changes to codes and standards at the federal, state, county and municipal levels. Focused on the 2021-2024 code cycle, the course covers the 2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC) and Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), as well as recent revisions to the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, Lead and Copper Rule, NSF 61 and more in only a few hours time.

You'll absorb this valuable information through improved navigation that will make it easy to move between the course modules. Knowledge checks throughout the course's nine modules will challenge you to demonstrate your understanding of the material as you advance through each topic. Tests gauge your knowledge at the end of each part.

Part 1: Primer on Standards, Regulations, Codes and Conformity Assessment

Time estimate: 1 1/2 hours or less, including all testing

Part 1 provides the basics on standards, regulations, codes and conformity assessment for plumbing manufacturers.

Course objectives

  • Describe product standards and their role in the plumbing industry.
  • Introduce various regulations that impact the plumbing industry.
  • Identify the model codes used in the plumbing industry.
  • Define conformity assessment; identify third-party certification agencies and marks of conformity.

Part 2: Standards and Topics in Plumbing

Time estimate: 2 hours or less, including all testing

Part 2 is designed for plumbing manufacturing professionals with technical experience who would like a deeper dive into standards and other important topics.

Course objectives

  • Identify the standard development organizations impacting the industry and the standards they produce.
  • Describe the concept of "backflow" and its causes, and identify the standards that pertain to backflow prevention.
  • Identify the standards that regulate water temperature and the various valves used.
  • Identify the minimum water quality standards and conservation requirements that impact the plumbing industry.
  • Learn about the California AB 100 lead-testing law.
  • Describe the role and need for accessible design in the industry, as well as some of the fundamental provisions regarding such design and installation.
  • Understand and describe the regulations affecting manufactured housing.
  • Discuss the facts pertaining to Legionella and water supply systems.

Register today!

All employees of PMI member companies are eligible for the PMI member discounted rate. You must be logged in to safeplumbing.org to purchase the course at the reduced rate. Request a PMI log-in here. Forgot your password? Click here and select "Forgot your password?"

Discounted Member Rate

  • Two-part course bundle: $199.00 (save $39.00!)
  • Individual part 1 or 2: $119.00
  • Individuals who purchased the 2019 version of the course will receive an additional discount. Contact Stephanie Lass, PMI education coordinator, by phone at 847-481-5500, extension 106, or by email at slass@safeplumbing.org for the promo code.

Non-PMI Member Rate

  • Two-part course bundle: $299.00 (save $39.00!)
  • Individual part 1 or 2: $169.00
  • Individuals who purchased the 2019 version of the course will receive an additional discount. Contact Stephanie Lass, PMI education coordinator, by phone at 847-481-5500, extension 106, or by email at slass@safeplumbing.org for the promo code.

Group Discount

5-9 people from the same company will receive a 5% discount and 10+ people will receive a 10% discount. Contact Stephanie Lass with questions and to receive the promo code.

Questions? For more information, contact Stephanie Lass by phone at 847-481-5500, extension 106, or by email at slass@safeplumbing.org.