CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Program Name:
PIPEFITTING
 
Description of the Program

This program is started in the Fall semester only NOTE: Semester “A” is the first semester of each level. Semester “B” is the second semester of each level. Topics will include: Orientation to the Trade, Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Pipefitter Hand Tools, Pipefitter Power Tools, and Introduction to Basic Rigging. Advanced Pipe Fabrication, Stress Relieving and Aligning, Steam Traps, Inline Specialties, Special Piping, Hot Taps, Maintaining Valves, and Introduction to Supervisory Roles.

 
Course Track
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **  
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus, Online=Web Based Course
 
Course Details
 
Pipefitting I-A
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: English Math Test or Applied Construction Math Class and English Reading Test

Course topics are: Core (Build Your Future in Construction), Orientation to the Pipefitting Craft, Basic Safety (Construction Site Safety Orientation), Ladders and Scaffolds, Introduction to Hand tools, Pipefitting Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Pipefitting Power Tools, and Introduction to Basic Rigging.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Course: Applied Construction Math I Spanish
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
OR Test Out: Applied Construction Math
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Pipefitting I-B
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Course topics are Introduction to Construction Drawings; Oxyfuel Cutting; Introduction to Construction Math; Fractions, Decimals angles, degrees, square, and square roots, and right triangle; Motorized Equipment One; Basic Communication Skills; Basic Employability Skills; and Introduction to Material Handling.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Pipefitting I-A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Pipefitting II-A
Type of Class: Semester
17 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Pipefitting I-B Course topics are: Piping Systems, Drawings and Detail Sheets, Identifying Installing Valves, Pipefitting Trade Math, and Threaded Pipe Fabrication.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Pipefitting I-B
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Pipefitting II-B
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Course topics are: Socket Weld Pipe Fabrication; Butt Weld Ppe Fabrication; Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication; Excavations; and Underground Pipe Installlation.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Pipefitting II-A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Pipefitting III-A
Type of Class: Semester
14 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Pipefitting II-B
Course topics will include: Introduction to Basic Rigging, Rigging Practices, Standards and Specifications, Advanced Pipefitting Math, Pipe Off Sets, and Motorized Equipment Two.
Note: All students are required to attend one (1) additional 4 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Pipefitting II-B
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Pipefitting III-B
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Course topics are Introduction to Aboveground Piping Installation; Field Routing and Vessel Trim; Pipe Hangers and Supports; and Testing Piping Systems and Equipment.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Pipefitting III-A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Pipefitting IV-A
Type of Class: Semester
17 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Pipefitting III-B Course topics are: Advanced Pipe Fabrication, Special Piping, and Stress Relieving and Aligning.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Pipefitting III-B
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Pipefitting IV-B
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Course topics are Inline Specialties; Hot Taps; Fundamental of Crew Leadership; Maintaining Valves; and Advanced Blueprint Reading.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Pipefitting IV-A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **