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Pipelayer Installation Training: Chapter 3 V2.0.0H5 (MAINPL30)


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COURSE OVERVIEW -- Click here for COURSE SAMPLE. This sample video includes information on all three Pipelayer Installation Training chapters.

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Pipe laying is a competitive, high-production business. An efficient crew can help your company to win more bids and get more jobs. To reach this level of performance, teamwork is critical. The Pipe Layer Installation training program from VISTA and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) covers the fundamentals of water and sewer pipe installation using modern equipment and technologies. These programs can help your crews to work together safely and productively.

The curriculum includes THREE chapters of online training:
• Chapter 1: Job Layout
• Chapter 2: Excavation, Trenching, Manholes & Backfilling
• Chapter 3: Working With Pipe

This course is Chapter 3 - Working With Pipe. See the other two chapter descriptions for details of what they include.

Chapter 3 - Working With Pipe

In this chapter, you will learn general safety considerations, as well as how to work with numerous types of pipe. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:
• Describe different types of pipes and safety considerations when working with them.
• Describe how to work with various pipe types, including PVC, ductile iron, concrete, concrete pressure, and polyethylene pipes.

COURSE TOPICS

Lesson 1: Overview
• Overview of working with pipes.

Lesson 2: Introduction
• Overview of pipe types.

Lesson 3: Safety
• Description of safety precautions when working near utilities and excavation areas.
• Overview of personal safety precautions.
• Overview of hazardous materials safety precautions.
• Overview of safety when rigging.

Lesson 4: General Considerations
• Overview of considerations when working with pipe, including:
• Definitions and descriptions
• Tips when working with pipes
• Gasket installation
• Connecting pipes
• Joining pipes
• Importance of measuring
• Inspecting pipes
• Setting pipes
• End of workday activities
• Working with valves and tie-ins
• Tapping a water main

Lesson 5: PVC Pipe
• Overview of working with PVC pipes.
• Description of typical applications.
• Explanation of how to unload and store PVC pipe.
• Explanation of how to protect the pipe.
• Explanation of how to install, cut, and join PVC pipe.
• Explanation of how to connect a manhole.

Lesson 6: Ductile Iron Pipe
• Overview of working with ductile iron pipes.
• Description of typical applications.
• Explanation of how to unload ductile iron pipe.
• Explanation of how to repair ductile iron pipe.
• Explanation of how to protect the pipe.
• Explanation of how to install, cut, and join ductile iron pipe.
• Description of mechanical and restrained joints.
• Description of hydrant installation.

Lesson 7: Concrete Pipe
• Overview of working with concrete pipes.
• Description of typical applications.
• Explanation of how to unload concrete pipe.
• Explanation of how to repair and protect the pipe.
• Explanation of how to install, cut, and join concrete pipe.
• Explanation of how to connect a manhole.

Lesson 8: Concrete Pressure Pipe
• Overview of working with concrete pressure pipes.
• Description of typical applications.
• Description of concrete pressure pipe design.
• Explanation of how to lift the pipe.
• Explanation of sequential loading.
• Description of pipe marking.
• Explanation of how to install and join concrete pressure pipe.
• Description of deflection.
• Description of typical fittings and taps.

Lesson 9: Polyethylene (PE) Pipe
• Overview of working with PE pipes.
• Description of typical applications.
• Explanation of how to unload PE pipe.
• Explanation of how to protect the pipe.
• Explanation of how to install, cut, and join PE pipe.
• Explanation of how to connect a manhole.

Final Exam – 10 question exam with incorrect response feedback

Module 3 Course Specifications:
Estimated length of training program: 60 – 90 minutes + final test
Number of test questions: 10
Printable Certificate of Completion: Yes, with person's name, date, and test score
Final Exam Feedback report: Yes
Language: English
Narration: Yes

Trainers: Before you begin classroom or field training, why not provide your trainees with a solid foundation of knowledge about the equipment and how to work with it safely? This e-learning training course can be delivered anytime, anywhere you have access to a high-speed internet connection.

Immediate online delivery for one person - viewable for up to 60 days
Content
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Safety
  • General Considerations
  • PVC Pipe
  • Ductile Iron Pipe
  • Concrete Pipe
  • Concrete Pressure Pipe
  • Polyethylene (PE) Pipe
  • Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed