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NCCER Levels 1 and 2 Pipefitting

Classes are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00-9:30 p.m.

This is the complete Level 1 & 2 Pipefitting Course. It includes the following:

Orientation to the Trade:

Provides a comprehensive overview of work performed by the pipefitter, as well as pipefitter responsibilities, career opportunities, and safety principles associated with the pipefitting trade.

Pipefitting Hand Tools:

Covers general hand tool safety as well as procedures for selecting, inspecting, using, and maintaining hand tools used by pipefitters. Coverage includes pipe wrenches, pipe stands, pipe vises, levels, pipe fabrication tools, pipe bending tools, and pipe joining tools.

Pipefitting Power Tools:

Covers general power tool safety as well as procedures for selecting, inspecting, using, and maintaining power tools used by pipefitters. Provides guidelines for sing electrical and pneumatic tools, including pipe threading machines.

Oxyfuel Cutting:

Explains the safety requirements for oxyfuel cutting. Identifies oxyfuel cutting equipment and provides instructions for setting up, lighting, and using the equipment. Includes straight line cutting, piercing, beveling, washing, and gouging.

Piping Systems:

Introduces chemical, compressed air, fuel oil, steam, and water systems. Explains how to identify piping systems according to color codes.

Drawings & Details Sheets:

Introduces plot plans, structural drawings, elevation drawings, as-built drawings, equipment arrangement drawings, P&IDs, isometric drawings, spool sheets, and detail sheets.

Identifing & Installing Valves:

Identifies types of valves and describes their installation as well as storage handling.

Pipefitting Trade Math:

Explains howo to use ratios and proportions, solve basic algebra, area, volume, and circumference problems and solve the right triangles using the Pythagorean theorem.

Threaded Pipe Fabrication:

Describes the materials used in threaded piping systems. Explains how to determine pipe lengths between threaed pipe fittings, prepare the pipe and fittings for fit-up, and assemble the piping system.

Socket Weld Pipe Fabrication:

Describes the materials used in socket weld piping systems. Explains how to determine pipe lengths between socket weld fittings, prepare the pipe and fittings for fit-up, and fabricate socket weld fittings.

Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication:

Describes the materials used in butt weld piping systems. Explains how to determine pipe lenngths between socket weld fittings, prepare the pipe and fittings for fit-up, and fabricate socket weld fittings.

Also includes core curriculum.

Course Length

Course Length
126 hours

Maximum Attendee

Maximum Attendee
16

Minimum Attendee

Minimum Attendee
6

Pass/Fail Required

Pass/Fail Required
Yes