BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

BTPT-060 - Bridging to Trades Piping Trades -

BTPT-060 - Bridging to Trades Piping Trades -

Course Details
The piping trades include the areas of pipe fitting and plumbing. This course offers students a brief introduction to this trade. Students will learn to fit pipe materials together as well as some basic plumbing procedures. Students will be required to join pipes using thread cutting machines. The piping material will be both metal and plastic. Students will also be introduced to the basic plumbing prodecures required to perfom tasks such as changing fixtures and assembling plumbing apparatus. Employment skills and workplace safety will be emphasized.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Bridging to Trades Certificate -
  • Prerequisites : Workplace Math 10, English 10 or English First Peoples 10
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Red Seal Certified Plumber/Pipe Fitter.
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours per week
    Contact Hours: 60
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures to follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate a knowledge of the safety precautions required in the piping trade enviroment;

  • demonstrate the use and name of hand and power tools used in pipe trades;

  • select the correct tool and proper size for the desired task;

  • describe ferrous pipe and fittings used in the pipe trades;

  • demonstrate and describe pipe threading using hand and power tools; and

  • describe non ferrous metal pipe and fittings.
  • Text and Materials:
    Other Resources: Course pack.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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