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Online Plumbing Odorous Smell Diagnostics Course

Alpha Tradesmen Academy presents a badge specifically designed to train plumbing students to perform odorous smell diagnostics. Odd or unpleasant smells can often be a warning of a serious, even deadly issue in a home or business. Odorous smell diagnostics can be a vital part of any plumber’s skillset. Our online lessons will teach students of all experience levels to diagnose, locate, and repair problems related to smells detected by technicians in the field or by clients reporting an issue. This course is specially made so that students with any level of plumbing experience can effectively learn the material and apply it while performing jobs.  

About Our Online Lesson Plan

Lead instructor Robert Keith will lead our online video lessons. Robert has spent over three years as a professional plumber and will be offering insight from his own research and experience in the trade. The videos will feature not only Robert’s advice and lectures, but accurate examples of the various tools and methods discussed in the badge. There may also be other visual aids, such as photos, charts, and more, that will further students’ understanding of odorous smell diagnostics. The lessons in this course will cover a range of topics relevant to odorous smell diagnostics. These include gas leaks, isolation techniques, visual leak checks, and more. If, at some point in the future, a student needs a refresher on the material in this badge, they can take full advantage of our 24/7 availability and rewatch the videos from their computer or smartphone.

Online Odorous Smell Diagnostics Testing

At the end of each lesson, students will need to take a quiz consisting of a few brief questions concerning the topics discussed in that lesson. Once a student has passed that quiz with 100% of the answers correct, they will be permitted to proceed to the next lesson in the Odorous Smell Diagnostics badge. If a student answers a question incorrectly, they will be allowed to rewatch the video lessons and retake the quiz until they achieve a perfect score. The goal of these quizzes is to ensure students absorb and retain the information and techniques discussed in the video lessons. Once the student has completed every lesson and quiz in the badge, they will have to complete a final exam. This exam must also be passed with a 100% score. Once the final exam has been completed, students should be able to competently and professionally handle odorous smell diagnostic calls. After completing our course, Alpha Tradesmen Academy encourages students to enroll in our other courses to gain a more well-rounded understanding of plumbing as a whole.

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Team Training

The Team Training feature is a professional platform for business owners or team leaders who want to purchase courses in bulk for their team. The Team training platform offers many features and controls for team leaders. Below is an abbreviated listed of the benefits.

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5 Users
$ 140
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15 Users
$ 125
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  • Assign Multiple Team Managers
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15% Off

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25 Users
$ 117
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5 Users
$ 1,524
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PROFESSIONAL

15 Users
$ 1,356
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Annually
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  • Team Management
  • Track Team Members Progress
  • Get Added To The ATA Job Directory
  • Assign Multiple Team Managers
  • And More!
25% Off

ENTERPRISE

25 Users
$ 1,260
/user
Annually
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  • Team Management
  • Track Team Members Progress
  • Get Added To The ATA Job Directory
  • Assign Multiple Team Managers
  • And More!
35% Off

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Why Choose us?

What Sets ATA Apart from Other Trade Schools

Here at Alpha Tradesmen Academy, we know there are a vast amount of options for trade schools, both traditional and online. What sets Alpha Tradesmen Academy apart? No other program offers what we offer at such a high value for both individuals and employers. Among the many benefits our program are:

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High-quality
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In-depth quizzes
and exams

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FAQ

Alpha Tradesmen Academy’s online plumbing courses include a Certified Service Technician course that covers all the basics that novice students need to know. The video lessons will introduce students to the correct terminology, theory, equipment, and methods for a wide variety of areas in the plumbing trade. As students progress to more specific courses in the program, they will gain a richer understanding of the overall trade.

Even the most seasoned plumbing technicians can utilize our online lessons to gain up-to-date knowledge on the latest methods, fixtures, tools, equipment, and more. Our videos also cover updated codes and regulations regarding safety and environmental concerns. More experienced students can also use our lessons to refresh their knowledge of the fundamentals of plumbing and other areas where they may be unfamiliar.

Inexperienced Alpha Tradesmen Academy plumbing students are encouraged to find an apprenticeship position at a plumbing company in their area. As an apprentice, students will gain experience while performing real jobs in the field. The hands-on experience will give students a better understanding of plumbing, as well as help the students meet the hours required to gain a plumbing license in most areas.

The plumbing program from Alpha Tradesmen Academy offers the knowledge students need on virtually all aspects of the plumbing trade. Students will be able to use the information they receive in our course when completing jobs as an apprentice, as well as when taking any necessary tests to get their licenses. Our program also allows students to more easily complete their required hours by granting them 24/7 access to lessons, quizzes, and tests online. Additionally, many products today require special certification from the manufacturer to be properly installed. Alpha Tradesmen Academy will show students how to get these certifications from either traditional or online courses outside of our program.

Many plumbing courses are directly or indirectly sponsored by competitive plumbing businesses, who use the courses as a means to recruit technicians from other companies. Likewise, other programs teach plumbing students how to leave their employers and start their own companies. Alpha Tradesmen Academy helps avoid these situations by creating an environment free of predatory practices and by training students to work as apprentices and technicians, not business owners.

At the end of the day, company owners are left with three options: leave technicians untrained and inexperienced, send technicians to costly, inconvenient traditional trade schools, or utilize Alpha Tradesmen Academy’s ground-breaking online program. With our 30-day guarantee and limited time offer of two free bonus badges, employers have nothing to lose and plenty of benefits to gain!

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