NCCER Pipefitting

NCCER Pipefitting

Duration

126 hours

Min Attendee

6

Max Attendee

16

Credential

No

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.

  • Identify the types of work that a maritime pipefitter does
  • Describe the importance of safety and basic safety guidelines related to maritime pipefitting
  • Identify the use of measuring devices used with scale drawings
  • Calculate piping offsets in various ways, including the Pythagorean theorem
  • Use conversion tables of weights, measurement, and volume
  • Describe safety requirements in regards to using pipefitter hand tools
  • Identify, use, and care for selected pipefitter hand tools
  • State safety and visual inspection procedures to be followed when working with power tools
  • Use portable grinders and saws
  • Operate and maintain pipe threading equipment
  • Identify the equipment and various processes used in pipe beveling
  • Identify safety equipment and procedures used in oxyfuel cutting
  • Identify, set up, operate, and shut down oxyfuel-cutting equipment
  • Describe the characteristics of oxyfuel tanks and manifolds
  • Perform various oxyfuel-cutting procedures
  • Identify and explain types of piping systems used in maritime applications
  • Describe the types of pipes used in maritime systems, how they are used, and how they are sized
  • Explain effects and corrective measures for thermal expansion and heat loss in piping systems
  • Identify butt weld fittings
  • Read and interpret butt weld piping drawings
  • Properly prepare pipe ends for fit-up
  • Determine pipe length between fittings for butt weld applications
  • Describe proper alignment procedures for various types of fittings
  • Identify various valves based on their functions
  • Identify valve actuators
  • How to select, store, and handle valves
  • Identify various flanges and gaskets
  • Sketch basic orthographic and isometric piping sections
Must have successfully completed all NCCER Core Curriculum Modules

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