Book Fee $15.00
70 CLOCK HOURS
Upon completion of the course, the student should have an understanding of testing methods used in the service transmission piping fields.
Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the HIWT Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe Downhill course. If this course has not been completed, the following prerequisite test are required:
Pass a visual test on a weld produced in the 5G position using downhill progression – and pass a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $100.00.
Course objective: To provide students the training necessary to layout, cut, fit and weld a branch connection in accordance with the API 1104 standard branch connection test.
Course content: This course provides the student with demonstration and instruction on the proper layout, cutting and assembly of the branch connection utilizing various hand tools and thermal cutting processes.
Testing: To pass this course, the student will be evaluated on the various stages of the process including layout, cutting and fitting on a branch connection. The student is also required to pass a visual and destructive test in accordance with API 1104 for a standard branch connection.