The Piping Technology I course prepares participants to safely install pipe systems by introducing them to the tools, equipment, and techniques typically used in pipelaying. Special attention is paid to the proper work practices and safety measures to follow when installing a variety of piping systems.

Topics Covered

  • Basic Construction Math
  • Back Injury Prevention
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Trench and Excavation Safety
  • Gravity Flow Piping Systems
  • Hand Signaling
  • Hoisting and Rigging Basics
  • Tapping Water Mains
  • Utility Locating Programs
  • Pressure Pipelaying Techniques
  • Polyethylene Pipe Fusion
  • Math for Pipelayers