PIPF 160 - Piping Trades Foundation Practicum

This is an unpaid work practicum which will be approved by your Instructor. Authorized by the Dean and supervised by the Employer. Students will be exposed to operating terminology and become involved with the daily routine and duties performed by a Plumber or Steamfitter/Pipefitter. Employers will be requested to provide a variety of tasks in line with the student's learning objectives. If a practicum placement with an employer cannot be offered, students will complete their practicum hours in the Northern Lights College lab under supervision of their Instructor.


Hours: 90 (Practicum: 90)


Total Weeks: 3


PIPF 150


Non-Course Prerequisites:


Safety certifications as required by the Practicum placement sponsor.


Course Content:
Improve and expand on skills and theory taught in the Piping Trades Foundation Training course. As a guide, content will include: skill development, workplace relationships and communication, and commitment to the tasking provided.


Learning Outcomes:
Gain experience and demonstrate skills learned in the classroom/lab sessions. Perform first year apprenticeship tasks as assigned.


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


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