Plumbing Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-07-06
  • Publisher: PEARSO

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to the Plumbing Profession, Plumbing Safety, Tools of the Plumbing Trade, Introduction to Plumbing Math, Introduction to Plumbing Drawings, Plastic Pipe and Fittings, Copper Pipe and Fittings, Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings, Carbon Steel Pipe and Fittings, Introduction to Plumbing Fixtures, Introduction to Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Systems, and Introduction to Water Distribution Systems. Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at Annotated Instructor's Guide (AIG) Paperback (Includes access code for Instructor Resource Center) 978-0-13-292163-3 TestGen Software and Test Questions - Available for download from Access code comes in AIG and also available separately. Additional TestGen Software Access Code Cards 978-0-13-292208-1 PowerPoint® Presentation Slides 978-0-13-292164-0 NCCER CONNECT Trainee Guide Paperback + Access Card Package: $90 978-0-13-298656-4 IG Paperback + Access Card Package: $165 978-0-13-298657-1 Access Card ONLY for Trainee Guide: $65 (does not include print book) 978-0-13-302069-4 Access Card ONLY for IG: $100 (does not include print book) 978-0-13-302143-1 ELECTRONIC Access Code ONLY for Trainee Guide: $65 (must be ordered electronically via OASIS; does not include print book) 978-0-13-302227-8 ELECTRONIC Access Code ONLY for IG: $100 (must be ordered electronically via OASIS; does not include print book) 978-0-13-302228-5

Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 217.5- Includes 72.5 hours of Core Curriculum)


Introduction to the Plumbing Profession (5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292320-0

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292333-0

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. (Module ID 02101-12)


Plumbing Safety (22.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292321-7

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292334-7

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. (Module

ID 02102-12)


Tools of the Plumbing Trade (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292322-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292336-1

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. (Module ID 02103-12)


Introduction to Plumbing Math (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292323-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292337-8

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. (Module ID 02104-12)


Introduction to Plumbing Drawings (17.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292324-8

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292338-5

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. (Module ID 02105-



Plastic Pipe and fittings (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292325-5

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292339-2

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. (Module ID 02106-12)


Copper Pipe and Fittings (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292327-9

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292340-8

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. (Module ID 02107-12)


Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292328-6

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292341-5

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. (Module ID 02108-12)


Carbon Steel Pipe and Fittings (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292329-3

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292342-2

Discusses threading, labeling, and sizing of steel pipe and reviews the differences between domestic and imported pipe.

Covers the proper techniques for measuring, cutting, threading, joining, and hanging steel pipe. Also reviews corrugated

stainless steel tubing. (Module ID 02109-12)


Introduction to Plumbing Fixtures (7.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292330-9

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292344-6

Discusses the proper applications of code-approved fixtures in plumbing installations. Reviews the different types of fixtures

and the materials used in them. Also covers storage, handling, and code requirements. (Module ID 02110-12)


Introduction to Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Systems (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292331-6

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292345-3

Explains how DWV systems remove waste safely and effectively. Discusses how system components, such as pipe,

drains, traps, and vents work. Reviews drain and vent sizing, grade, and waste treatment. Also discusses how building

sewers and sewer drains connect the DWV system to the public sewer system. (Module ID 02111-12)


Introduction to Water Distribution Systems

(10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292332-3

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292346-0

Identifies the major components of water distribution systems and describes their functions. Reviews water sources and

treatment methods and covers supply and distribution for the different types of systems that trainees will install on the job.

(Module ID 02112-12)

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