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Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Plumbing and Pipefitting I, 2009

1.) Identify career opportunities, responsibilities, and characteristics of a plumber and pipe fitter.

2.) Demonstrate the use of safety procedures and protective equipment used in plumbing and pipefitting.

3.) Identify job-site hazards specific to plumbers and pipefitters.

4.) Explain safety precautions when working in and around trenches and excavations.

5.) Identify basic hand and power tools used in plumbing and pipefitting trades.

6.) Demonstrate the use of plumbing and pipefitting manuals and power tools.

7.) Perform selected pipe-joint preparation tasks using power tools.

8.) Identify parts of a fitting and various pipe measuring techniques.

9.) Determine fitting allowances and thread makeup using dimension tables.

10.) Calculate end-to-end measurements using fitting allowances and thread makeup.

11.) Use trigonometric tables to calculate pipe travel.

12.) Demonstrate the use of various reference materials used by plumbers and pipefitters.

13.) Demonstrate the safe and effective use of oxyfuel equipment.

14.) Demonstrate the operation and use of motor-driven equipment used by plumbers and pipefitters.

15.) Demonstrate the use of blueprints and drawings used in plumbing and pipefitting.

•  Sketching isometric, orthographic, and schematic drawings used in plumbing and pipefitting
16.) Demonstrate various techniques, materials, and schedules used in installing and supporting assorted piping.

17.) Identify types of materials and schedules used with copper piping.

18.) Assemble plastic, copper, threaded and valve, cast-iron, and carbon steel pipe.

19.) Demonstrate techniques for installing butt and socket welds.

20.) Demonstrate techniques for installing threaded pipe assemblies and bell and spigot pipe assemblies.

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