• Plumbing Class – Technical School

    Residence at Tet Bef

    This course is an introduction to basic plumbing systems, including common terms and definitions, and materials. Plumbing system design and layout will be taught as well as how to assemble, install and common troubleshooting steps. Students will get hands on practice of with the different methods of pipe joining as well as focus on the common mathematical formulas used in the plumbing trade. In addition the students will be instructed on inspection, maintenance and backflow issues to ensure waste is safely carried away and reducing the possibility of cross contamination with fresh water.  Each 2 or 3 year student will receive a personal kit of tools that will help them through the training and give them a boost as they begin their career.

    Student kit includes:

    Tool apron
    Safety Glasses
    Gloves
    Ear Plug / Pencil / Marker
    Tape measure
    Hammer
    Square
    Pliers

    Each student kit is $48. Please consider donating to sponsor a student, or take a look at the needed equipment list and donate towards a larger tool or equipment that will be used in training students from multiple classes.

    Additional needs specific for the plumbing lab:

    Cut-off Saw
    Angle drill
    Reciprocating saw
    Drill/driver guns
    Portable band saw
    Socket set/wrenches $ 100.00
    Mechanical tools $ 125.00
    Misc. fasteners / supplies $300.00
    Misc blades / drills / tips $150.00
    Solder/flux/sand cloth/brushes $75.00
    Grinder
    Pipe wrenches $150.00
    Pipe cutters $200.00
    Pipe threader / dyes
    Pipe vise / bench top strap vise $300.00
    Strap wrench $50.00
    Tubing cutters $150.00
    Pex tubing crimpers $150.00
    Hand torch (map gas) $70.00
    Miter & Table saws
    Saws circular
    Air Compressor
    LP Generator

    Items in RED are available at Home Depot
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    Items are listed under LaCroix Vocational School

    Each item has a description and a quantity
    listed alongside it. Select to the cart. Ship to……
    Emex Inc / Kerby Pierre
    7829 NW 72nd Avenue
    Miami, FL. 33166
    United States

    Use whatever form of payment you choose. Please send a copy of your purchase to Dan Beck at beckbuilders@gmail.com and copy Friends of Haiti at 1haitichildsponsor@gmail.com. Items will be shipped from Florida on a weekly basis. This is a tried and trusted shipper. You will receive an assessment for your delivery and duty charges to Haiti upon shipment, payable to FOH. friendsofhaiti.org. Items displaying a dollar amount will be purchased in Haiti… Please see the funding guidelines on this site.

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