PMI On-Demand, E-Learning

Introducing Plumbing Manufacturers International On-Demand E-Learning

Learn at your convenience through this online course for plumbing manufacturing professionals.

It’s easy for you and your staff – including new team members – to learn the basics on standards, regulations, codes and conformity assessment for plumbing manufacturers.

  • Include the entire team. This program brings valuable information to your entire team – from new hires to professionals who want a refresher course.
  • Stay home to learn through this on-demand, e-learning course – saving money and time. No traveling is required, since registrants access this program using PMI's new online e-learning tool.
  • Benefit from content updated and reformatted into an online course by PMI’s Technical Director Matt Sigler and our industry partners.

The course content is carefully curated for today’s plumbing manufacturing professional.

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

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

Part 2 is a follow-up to “Part 1: A Primer on Standards, Regulations, Codes and Conformity Assessment.” It is designed for plumbing manufacturing professionals with technical experience who would like a deeper dive into standards and other important topics.

Part 2 course material includes a discussion on how a water supply system can become contaminated with Legionella; how the weighted average lead content is determined in NSF 372 (Drinking Water System Components – Lead Content) for plumbing products such as faucets; and accessibility requirements that impact plumbing product manufacturers. In addition, the course covers:

  • Backflow and its causes, and the standards that pertain to backflow prevention
  • Standards that regulate water temperature and the various valves used
  • Minimum water quality standards and conservation requirements
  • Accessible design and the fundamental provisions for design and installation
  • Regulations affecting manufactured housing
  • Legionella and water supply systems
  • Background information on the major U.S. standard development organizations

Course fee (for each part)

  • PMI members: $119 – a discount of $50!
  • Non-members: $169
  • Group discounts available

Questions? For more information, contact Emilee Hughes by phone at 847-481-5500, extension 106, or by email at ehughes@safeplumbing.org.