Classes are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Orientation to the Trade (85101): 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 Trade Math (85102): Explains how to use ratios and proportions, solve basic algebra, area, volume, and circumference problems and solve the right triangles using the Pythagorean theorem.
Pipefitting Hand Tools (85103): 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 (85104): 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 (85105): 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 (85201): Identifies and explains basic types of piping stems found in the maritime environment and the materials used for various applications. Explains how thermal expansion in piping systems can be accommodated. Covers common insulation types and installation practices.
Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication (85202): Describes the materials used in butt 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.
Socket Weld Pipe Fabrication (85203): 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.
Identifying & Installing Valves (85207): Identifies types of valves and describes their installation as well as storage handling.
Drawings & Details Sheets (85208): Introduces plot plans, structural drawings, elevation drawings, as-built drawings, equipment arrangement drawings, P&IDs, isometric drawings, spool sheets, and detail sheets.