Title of course: 16-Hour Limited Gas Work Qualification
Course Description: To perform limited gas work under the direct and continuing supervision of a Licensed Master Plumber, as covered in section 101.2 of the New York City Fuel Gas Code, the applicant must have at least six months of full-time experience performing plumbing work under the direct and continuing supervision of a licensed master plumber. In addition, the applicant, when not registered as an apprentice in plumbing in a program approved by the New York state department of labor, must satisfy the requirement to demonstrate competence with gas work by completing this training program & submit a certificate of completion to the Licensing Unit for 16 hours of training as mandate by §28-423.3.
Topics include but not limited to:
- Introduction to Gas Piping
- Construction Codes 2014
- Building Code 2014
- Plumbing Code 2014
- Fuel Gas Code 2014
- Mechanical Code 2014
- NYC Fire Code 2014
- Gas Testing
- Gas Leak Detection
- FDNY Emergency Response
- Common Utility Processes & Procedures
- Gas Work Business Practices
- Gas Work Safety
- Gas Work Hazards
- Gas Work New Technology
- Gas Work Violations
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for the course. Students must speak the language in which the course is given.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to but not limited to:
- Recognize Gas Work Hazards.
- Implement Gas Work Safety.
- Correctly use new gas work Technology.
- Perform Gas Testing.
Course Materials: This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstration. We will provide a student manuals, Hands-on demonstration, and in-class practical exercises.
Course Duration: 16 Hours of training (not including class breaks)
Course and attendance Policy: Students must earn a 70% or more in their final exam in order to successfully complete the course. Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 16-Hour Limited Gas Work Qualification Certificate.