Pipefitting: Level Two Trainee Guide
Pipefitting: Level Two Trainee Guide contains all modules from NCCER level two for pipefitters. Covers piping systems, drawings and detail sheets, identifying and installing valves, pipefitting trade math, threaded pipe fabrication, socket weld pipe fabrication, butt weld pipe fabrication, excavations, and underground pipe installation.
Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 162.5)
08201-06 Piping Systems (5 Hours)
Introduces chemical, compressed air, fuel oil, steam, and water systems. Explains how to identify piping systems according to color codes.
08202-06 Drawings and Detail Sheets (15 Hours)
Introduces the trainee to plot plans, structural drawelevation drawings, as-built drawings, equidrawings, P&IDs, isometric drawings, spool sheets, and detasheets.
08203-06 Identifying and Installing Valves (20 Hours)
Identifies and provides installation methods for different types of valves. Also covers valve storage and handling.
08204-06 Pipefitting Trade Math (15 Hours)
Explains how to use ratios and proportions, solve basic algebra, area, volume, and circumference problems, and solve for right triangles using the Pythagorean theorem.
08205-06 Threaded Pipe Fabrication (15 Hours)
Describes the materials used in threaded piping systems. Explains how to determine pipe lengths between threaded pipe fittings, prepare the pipe and fittings for fit-up, and assemble the piping system.
08206-06 Socket Weld Pipe Fabrication (25 Hours)
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.
08207-06 Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication (37.5 Hours)
Describes the materials used in butt weld piping systems. Explains how to determine pipe lengths between butt weld fittings, prepare the pipe and fittings for fit-up, and fabricate butt weld fittings. Also describes how to select and install backing rings, fabricate channel iron welding jigs, and use and care for welding clamps.
08208-06 Excavations (10 Hours)
Explains the use of shoring materials per OSHA standards and covers shoring systems, installing a hydraulic vertical shore, determining the overall fall of a sewer line, setting the grade and elevation of a trench, and backfilling.
08209-06 Underground Pipe Installation (20 Hours)
Explains pipe installation procedures and guidelines, including the procedures for cast iron, ductile iron, concrete, carbon steel, fiberglass and termoplastic pipe. Includes an introduction to horizontal directional drilling for pipe installation.