70 CLOCK HOURS
Upon completion of the course, the student should have the ability to fit and weld the piping, making the student much more competitive in the job market.
Course objective: To provide fundamentals for layout and fabrication of typical pipe connections and to use mathematics, basic equations and charts for properly fabricating and welding these connections.
Course content: This course provides the student with a basic understanding of the types of joints – with hands-on layout, fit-up, and welding of branch connections, laterals, circumferential sleeves and bull plugs.
Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to pass ten written tests. The student must also pass a 45º lateral as well as a 90º branch connection test.