Plumbing Trainee Guide Level One

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Other
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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, Plumbing Tools, 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, Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing, Fixtures and Faucets, Introduction to Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Systems and Introduction to Water Distribution Systems.

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
Also co
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