Pipefitting (PLPF)



180 Pipefitting I - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Plumbing (Construction Trades) 165B or Plumbing (Construction Trades) 320, with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 80 or Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 325. 
This course is designed to give the Pipefitting student an introduction to blueprint drawings and detail sheets, piping systems, standards and specifications. The course content includes advanced blueprint reading and trade math as well as motorized equipment and aboveground pipe installation. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

185 Pipefitting III - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 195 or 340, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 85 or 330.
This course is designed to give the Pipefitting student instruction in pipe hangers and supports, identifying and installing valves, field routing and vessel trim, spring can supports. Emphasis is placed planning work activities and performing nondestructive examination testing. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

190 Pipefitting IV - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 185 or Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 330 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 335 or Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 90. This course is designed to give the Pipefitting student instruction in advanced pipe fabrication, aligning pipe to rotating equipment, steam traps, in-line specialties, special piping, hot taps and maintaining valves. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

195 Advanced Pipefitting II - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 180 or Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 335 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Pipefitting (Construction Trades) 340. 
This course is designed to give the Pipefitting Apprentice student an introduction to aboveground pipe installation, field routing and vessel trim. Topics include pipe hangers and supports, and piping system testing and related equipment. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page 120. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.