INITIAL TRAINING: Fusion, Mechanical Joining, and The Gas Distribution Series Modules
F-1, F-2, GDS (Gas Distribution Systems) modules

F-1 Join Plastic Pipe with Fusion (regulated by 49 CFR 192.460 )

Re-qualification is required annually

  • Identify material specifications and installation practices for polyethylene pipe
  • Join plastic pipe using Butt Fusion, Socket Fusion, Sidewall Fusion, Electro-fusion
  • Control Static Electricity on plastic piping

F-2 Join Plastic Pipe with Mechanical Fittings (regulated by 49 CFR 192.460 )

Re-qualification is required annually

  • Identify material specifications and installation practices for polyethylene pipe
  • Join plastic pipe with mechanical compression & stab type fittings
  • Control Static Electricity on plastic piping
  • Hands-on skills assessment
Gas Distribution Systems Series
  • GDS 1.1 Identifying Procedures / Processes Basic to Producing, Transporting, and Distributing Natural Gas
  • GDS 1.2 Identifying Basic Properties of fuel Gases
  • GDS 1.3 Adjusting Gas Burners for Proper Combustion
  • GDS 1.4 Measuring & Regulating Natural Gas in a Distribution System
  • GDS 2.1 Detecting and Pinpointing Gas Leaks
  • GDS 2.2 Investigating Reported Gas Leaks and Odors in Buildings
  • GDS 2.3 Locating & Marking Underground Pipeline Facilities
  • GDS 2.6 Investigating for Carbon Monoxide
  • GDS 3.1 Identifying Procedures to Consider When Establishing Gas Service
  • GDS 3.12 Inspecting for Irregularities in the Condition of Meter Regulator Installations
  • GDS 3.2 Inspecting, Pressure Testing & Leak Checking Housepiping
  • GDS 3.10 Inspecting & Maintaining Valves Commonly Used in Natural Gas SystemsGDS 4.7 Repairing Steel and Plastic Pipe in Natural Gas Systems
  • GDS 4.9 Identifying Techniques Common to Purging Pipelines

Other class descriptions:

SERVICE LINE/PLUMBER OQ SERIES

CONTRACTOR OQ SERIES

MASTER METER OQ SERIES



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