Chapter 1 - Job Layout
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. This sample video includes information on all three Pipelayer Installation Training chapters.
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This program covers overall safety issues, job site layout, material handling and protecting the pipe installation.
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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.
COURSE CONTENTS: Pipelayer Installation Training: Chapter 1 V2.0.0
Introduction (4 pages): This lesson is a basic overview of the Pipelayer Installation Training Chapter 1 program. This course is one of 3 separate chapters.
Overview (6 pages): This lesson provides a brief overview of job layout, including a description of crew members and their responsibilities.
Safety (9 pages): This lesson discusses the importance of safety. Topics include:
- Working near utilities (both underground and overhead)
- Road traffic safety (using signage, flagmen, and barricades)
- Jobsite traffic
- Keeping pedestrians out of the jobsite
Material Layout & Handling (39 pages): This lesson discusses the layout and handling of materials. Topics include:
- Efficiency and profit verses cost
- Handling spoil, topsoil, and other materials
- An overview of working with pipe, specials, and rigging.
- Creating a processing area
- Equipment efficiency and safety
- Material storage considerations
- Environmental protection
- Job layout considerations (work area and efficiency)
Production and Timing (15 pages): This lesson provides tips for productivity and efficiency in the form of good work habits and planning.
Tools (3 pages): This lesson discusses the importance of keeping tools organized and inspected.
Protecting the Installation (10 pages): This lesson provides what to do at the end of a shift to protect the work that was completed during the day.
Certificate of Completion
Each trainee can print out a personalized certificate of completion.
Recommended Prerequisite(s): Heavy Equipment - Intro & Safety, Heavy Equipment - Pre-Use Inspection
Estimated Length of Training Program (each chapter): 1-1.5 hours + final test
Number of test Questions: 9 for Chapter 1 (there are three separate courses or chapters)
Printable Certificate of Completion: Yes, with person's name, date and test score
Incorrect Question Feedback report: No
Immediate online delivery for one person - viewable for up to 60 days.
Note for Pipelayer Library customers - Courses don't expire as long as subscription is kept active (12 month minimum). Provides self-study for 1-10 people (more available) or trainer can project onto a screen for classroom training (~1-2 hours of training per chapter - 12-month minimum library includes 3 chapters plus a bonus excavation safety course).