Pipe Trades (PTR)

PTR-1100  Workplace Safety and Rigging  (3 Credits)  

This course provides an introduction to Apprenticeship and industry training as well as the safety legislation that applies to the powerline trade. Practical applications of safety equipment and procedures will be practiced. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (2.0), Lab (1.0)

Requisite courses: Take PTR-1100L (Required, Concurrent).

PTR-1101  Tools, Equipment and Materials  (6 Credits)  

To be effective on the job site, safe and effective use of tools, and an understanding of the materials are fundamental skills. This course will provide a basic working knowledge of the tools and materials for entry-level work in trade. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (6.0)

Requisite courses: Take PTR-1101L (Required, Concurrent).

PTR-1102  Metal Fabrication  (3 Credits)  

Metal fabrication involving pipe systems, including welding and brazing are essential skills in the pipe trades. This course provides an introduction to welding principles with a direct focus on applications in the pipe trades. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (2.0), Lab (3.0)

Requisite courses: Take PTR-1102L (Required, Concurrent).

PTR-1103  Drawings and Specifications  (3 Credits)  

Communication in the Pipe trades requires that information representing several different trades be clearly available and understood. The standard is drawings representing all the details of construction and mechanical systems which tradespeople are expected to interpret and follow. Graduates of this course will understand the symbols and conventions used in the drawings and will practice interpreting and drawings for the implications related to pipe trades work. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (3)

PTR-1104  Calculations and Science  (3 Credits)  

This course will introduce the essential scientific principles and focus on the practical application in Pipe Trades. Graduates will have an understanding of how to apply calculations along with the principles in order to design and build efficient systems. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take PTR-1104L (Required, Concurrent).

PTR-1105  Practicum Placement  (1.5 Credits)  

Students will be exposed to the expectations of the job site by working with an industry partner in a two-week Work Integrated Learning opportunity. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (2.0), Work Integrated Learning (5.0)

Requisite courses: Take PTR-1105W (Required, Concurrent).