The RV Plumbing Systems course, hosted by Northampton Community College and the Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association (PRVCA), begins March 5 and runs through April 8.  

According to a press release, the online program allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of recreation vehicle maintenance with intensive, competency-based instruction. Students simply log on to access the lecture notes, hands-on assignments, quizzes and chat with the instructor and other students. The program gives students the flexibility to complete the course from the comfort of their home or dealership without having the expense of traveling to a training facility.

In this course, the third of the major RV systems, the students get to identify and appreciate all types of plumbing systems associated with both fresh water and waste water systems. The various types of plastics used are discussed as are the various system tests mandated by RVIA. A detailed look into the recommended winterization processes is also a focus. The student will have a complete understanding of how the RV incorporates the entire spectrum of fresh water and waste management. 

The program is approved by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and qualifies for 28 recertification hours. Students receive a certificate of completion successful completion of the course. The program is designed for RV maintenance and sales personnel, service managers, factory field technicians, service representatives, inspectors and those seeking a new, hands-on career in a growing industry.

Those who complete the entire program will earn a specialized siploma from Northampton Community College. Students not wishing to obtain the specialized siploma may also enroll in individual courses as desired. Those who earn the specialized siploma will be prepared to test for the RV Service Technician or a Master Certified RV Service Technician with RVIA.
Course Details:
RV Plumbing Systems Course – RVTNC110.4
Recertification Hours: 28 hours
Cost: $280
Textbook: $25.95
PRVCA to give employees of members a 50% reimbursement on tuition and textbooks