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Plumbing Trainee Guide Level One
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Table of Contents
|02101-05 Introduction to the Plumbing Profession (5 Hours)Introduces trainees to the many career options available in today's plumbing profession|
|Provides a history of plumbing and also discusses the current technology, industries, and associations that make up the modern plumbing profession|
|Also reviews human relations and safety skills|
|02102 05 Plumbing Safety (20 Hours)Discusses the causes of accidents and their consequences and repercussions in terms of delays, increased expenses, injury, and loss of life|
|Reviews the types and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)|
|Instructs trainees in the use of critical safety information conveyed in hazard communication (HazCom), safety signs, signals, lockout/tagout, and emergency response|
|Covers confined-space safety, and reviews safety issues related to hand and power tools|
|02103-05 Plumbing Tools (7.5 Hours)Instructs trainees in the care and use of the different types of hand and power tools they will use on the job|
|Gives trainees the information they need to select the appropriate tools for different tasks, and reviews tool maintenance and safety issues|
|02104-05 Introduction to Plumbing Math (7.5 Hours)|
|Reviews basic math concepts, such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and squares, and demonstrates how they apply to on-the-job situations|
|Teaches trainees how to measure pipe using fitting tables and framing squares and how to calculate 45-degree offsets|
|02105-05 Introduction to Plumbing Drawings (12.5 Hours)|
|Introduces trainees to the different types of plumbing drawings they will encounter on the job and discusses how to interpret and apply them when laying out and installing plumbing systems|
|Discusses the symbols used in plumbing and mechanical drawings and reviews isometric, oblique, orthographic, as well as schematic drawings|
|Requires trainees to render plumbing drawings and to recognize how code requirements apply to plumbing drawings|
|02106-05 Plastic Pipe and Fittings (10 Hours)Introduces trainees to the different types of plastic pipe and fittings used in plumbing applications, including ABS, PVC, CPVC, PE, PEX, and PB|
|Describes how to measure, cut, join, and support plastic pipe according to manufacturer's instructions and applicable codes|
|Also discusses pressure testing of plastic pipe once installed|
|02107-05 Copper Pipe and Fittings (10 Hours)|
|Discusses sizing, labeling, and applications of copper pipe and fittings and reviews the types of valves that can be used on copper pipe systems|
|Explains proper methods for cutting, joining, and installing copper pipe|
|Also addresses insulation, pressure testing, seismic codes, and handling and storage requirements|
|02108-05 Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings (12.5 Hours)|
|Introduces trainees to hub-and-spigot and no-hub cast-iron pipe and fittings and their applications in DWV systems|
|Reviews material properties, storage and handling requirements, and fittings and valves|
|Covers joining methods, installation, and testing|
|02109-05 Carbon Steel Pipe and Fittings (10 Hours)|
|Discusses threading, labeling, and sizing of carbon steel pipe and reviews the differences between domestic and imported pipe|
|Also covers the proper techniques for measuring, cutting, threading, joining, and hanging carbon steel pipe|
|02110-05 Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (2.5 Hours)|
|Reviews flexible plastic-coated steel tubing|
|Discusses piping system components and the various connection and installation options|
|Also reviews applicable safety and code requirements|
|02111-05 Fixtures and Faucets (5 Hours)Discusses the proper applications of code-approved fixtures and faucets in plumbing installations|
|Reviews the different types of fixtures and faucets and the materials used in them|
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