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ERIC Number: ED538624
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 45
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7785-6473-7
Steamfitter-Pipefitter: Apprenticeship Course Outline. Apprenticeship and Industry Training. 0708.1
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
The graduate of the Steamfitter-Pipefitter apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) install and maintain high pressure and low-pressure steam and hot liquid systems, including various process and industrial systems; (2) fabricate, join and install any pipe system used for various purposes in buildings, using any type of pipe including steel, alloy, cast iron, copper or plastic, etc.; (3) comply with rules and codes governing installations; (4) read and interpret plans, specifications and working drawings and prepare layouts; (5) be proficient with the safe use of hand and power tools and equipment; (6) calculate material quantities and compile materials lists; (7) install components according to specifications and assume responsibility for the end product; (8) relate to job situations and other trades that precede or follow; and (9) perform assigned tasks in accordance with quality and production standards required by industry. Requirements for certification--including the content and delivery of technical training--are developed and updated by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on the recommendation of Steamfitter-Pipefitter Provincial Apprenticeship Committee. This course outline contains the following sections: (1) First Period Technical Training; (2) Second Period Technical Training; and (3) Third Period Technical Training.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Identifiers - Location: Canada