Pipefitting

 

Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 9:30 PM

Pipefitting Level 1                                                                    Course # 281 (Delcastle)

This 159-hour course includes the initial assessment, enrichment, and post-test in addition to the curriculum developed by the NCCER. The second semester curriculum includes orientation to the pipefitting trade, hand tools and power tools, oxy-fuel cutting, ladders and scaffolds, and motorized equipment.

Pipefitting Level 2                                                                    Course # 282 (Delcastle)

Prerequisite … Completion of Pipefitting 1 or equivalent

This 150-hour course follows the curriculum developed by NCCER. Level 2 introduces piping systems including chemical, compressed air, fuel oil, steam, and water systems and explains how to identify piping systems according to color codes. Level 2 also introduces the student to drawings and detail sheets, identifying and installing valves, pipefitting trade math; threaded pipe, socket weld pipe, and butt weld pipe fabrications; excavations and underground pipe installation.

Pipefitting Level 3                                                                    Course # 283 (Delcastle)

Prerequisite … Completion of Pipefitting 1 & 2 or equivalent

This 150-hour course follows the curriculum developed by NCCER.  Level 3 introduces the use and inspection of basic equipment and hardware used in rigging, including slings, wire rope, chains, and attaching hardware.  This course also describes the use of tuggers, jacks, hoists, and come-alongs.

Pipefitting Level 4                                                                   Course # 284 (Delcastle)

Prerequisite … Completion of Pipefitting 1, 2, & 3 or equivalent

This 150-hour course follows the curriculum developed by NCCER.  Level 4 contains the following main topics:  advanced blueprint reading, advanced pipe fabrication, stress relieving and aligning, steam traps, in-line specialties, special piping, hot taps, maintaining valves, and introduction to supervisory roles.