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Ironworking Level 1 TG, 2nd edition

Published by Pearson (March 7th 2011) - Copyright © 2012

2nd edition

Ironworking Level 1 TG

ISBN-13: 9780132137140

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to the Trade, Trade Safety, Tools and Equipment of the Trade, Fastening, Mobile Construction Cranes, Rigging Equipment, Rigging Practices, Trade Drawings One, Structural Ironworking One, Plumbing, Aligning, and Guying, Oxyfuel Cutting, Introduction to Arc Welding, Bar Joists and Girders, Metal Decking, and Field Fabrication.

Table of contents

(Total Level Hours: 235 Hours (includes 72.5 hours of Core Curriculum which is a prerequisite for Level 1 completion and must be purchased separately.))


30101-11 Introduction to the Trade (5 Hours)

Discusses the historical development of the ironworking trade. Explains personal qualities that contribute to successful employment. Describes the organization and purpose of apprenticeship training, and the safety obligations of the employer and employee.


30102-11 Trade Safety (12.5 Hours)

Describes the consequences of on-the-job accidents and the responsibilities of OSHA. Identifies potential ironworker health and safety hazards and safe work practices around cranes. Explains the safe use of personnel lifts. Discusses the safe use and operation of aerial platforms, hoists, and fall protection systems.


30103-11 Tools and Equipment of the Trade (10 Hours)

Identifies and explains commonly used safety tools and equipment. Describes the proper use of common hand tools and power tools. Identifi es power sources for ironworking tools.


30104-11 Fastening (5 Hours)

Explains how to recognize types of bolts, washers, and nuts. Describes the types of bolts and the procedures used with the calibrated wrench and the turn-of-nut tightening methods.


30105-11 Mobile Construction Cranes (10 Hours)

Identifi es and describes common lifting equipment and construction cranes. Describes using crane manuals, performing recordkeeping, and following safety requirements. Describes ANSI signals for cranes. Provides procedures for assembling and disassembling construction cranes.


30106-11 Rigging Equipment (10 Hours)

Describes the use and inspection of basic equipment and hardware used in rigging. Explains common slings and how to determine sling capacities and angles. Covers the selection and inspection of rigging equipment, including block and tackles, chain hoists, come-alongs, jacks, and tuggers. 


30107-11 Rigging Practices (15 Hours)

Identifies the site and environmental hazards associated with rigging. Explains how to attach rigging hardware for routine

lifts and identify the components of a lift plan. Describes how to perform sling tension calculations and determine the weight

of beams and basic weight estimation.


30108-11 Trade Drawings One (12.5 Hours)

Identifies the materials used in steel-framed buildings. Explains how to read basic structural blueprints.


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