Sprinkler Fitting Level 1 Trainee Guide, 3rd edition

Sprinkler Fitting Level 1 Trainee Guide

ISBN-13:  9780133802979

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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: Orientation to the Trade, Introduction to Components and Systems, Steel Pipe, CPVC Pipe and Fittings, Copper Tube Systems, and Underground Pipe.

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Trainee Guide: $62 978-0-13-380297-9
Instructor’s Guide: $62 978-0-13-380319-8

Table of contents

145 Hours (Includes 72.5 hours of Core Curriculum which is a prerequisite for Level 1 completion and must be purchased separately. See http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/promotions/promotion.aspx?promo=137006 for ordering information.)All of the modules listed below are included in the Trainee and Instructor Guide(s). The following ISBN and pricing information is for ordering individual modules only.

Orientation to the Trade (5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378229-5
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378249-3
(Module ID 18101-13) Identifies sprinkler fitter career opportunities and typical work environments. Examines tradespecific safety hazards and identifies shop plans specific to the sprinkler fitting industry. Introduces workplace safety, material handling, and the proper use of common tools.

Introduction to Components and Systems (7.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378240-0
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378250-9
(Module ID 18102-13) Introduces testing laboratories and listing agencies. Provides an overview of the major types of sprinkler systems including wet pipe, dry pipe, preaction, and deluge systems. Defines sprinkler-head types, orifice size, and K-Factor. Underground and aboveground pipe and tubes are discussed, including hangers, bracing, and restraints. Also covers valves, alarms, and fire department connections.

Steel Pipe (22.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378246-2
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378251-6
(Module ID 18103-13) Identifies steel piping materials along with tools used to cut and thread steel pipe. Describes methods for threading, cutting, and grooving pipe, including how to determine pipe length between fittings (takeouts). Discusses threaded, plain-end, and flanged fittings.

CPVC Pipe and Fittings (10 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378247-9
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378252-3
(Module ID 18104-13) Describes handling and storage of CPVC pipe. Identifies CPVC safety concerns and cautions. Outlines methods and tools for cutting, chamfering, and cleaning CPVC pipe, including calculating takeouts. Joining techniques are described, particularly the solvent-cement (one-step) method. Rules for using plastic pipe hangers are explained.

Copper Tube Systems (10 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378435-0
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378562-3
(Module ID 18105-13) Introduces copper tubing and fittings along with cutting and bending tools. Describes the soldering process and techniques for measuring, cutting, reaming, and cleaning. Brazing is described as are brazing metals, fluxes, and brazing equipment. Support bracing for copper tube and grooved couplings for copper pipe are also discussed.

Underground Pipe (17.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378248-6
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378254-7
(Module ID 18106-13) Details underground piping installations for various types of pipe. Explains thrust blocks and restraints. In-building risers, hydrants, yard valves, and hydrant houses are discussed as are testing, inspection, flushing, and chlorinating. The underground test certificate is also covered.

Published by Pearson (April 7th 2014) - Copyright © 2014