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Basic Plumbing Skills,
4th Edition

Dean Carter

ISBN-13: 9780170424691 | ISBN-10: 0170424693

Copyright 2021

| Not Yet Published

| 496 pages

List Price USD $67.50

Overview

The Plumbing Skills series provides learners with the knowledge, skills and awareness they will need to be successful in the plumbing industry. The series is structured to build step-by-step knowledge, working from general/foundation subjects towards more specific and technical detail as they progress. It develops problem-solving skills, combining safe work practices with professional skills and a thorough understanding of how and why things are done in a certain way.  - ‘Caution’ boxes identify safety issues and urgent safety reminders for tradespeople working on-site - ‘Green Tip’ boxes highlights the applications of sustainable technology, materials or products in the industry - ‘From experience’ boxes enhance employability skills on the job site - NEW ‘Get It Right’ sections reinforce the practical skills components This first book in the Plumbing Skills series covers topics such as: - Carry out WHS requirements - Provide first aid - Workplace communication - Use plumbing hand and power tools - Welding References to AS/NZS 3500:2015, referred to in the Plumbing Code of Australia, prompts familiarity with the codes throughout their training.

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Dean Carter has been a full-time teacher at TAFE NSW since 2008. He has taught all the plumbing specialised streams of Certificates III and IV. Prior to his teaching career, Dean was a licensed plumber, gasfitter and drainer with a solid understanding of CAD, hydraulic and plumbing design for both residential and commercial sectors. Since joining TAFE NSW, he has been involved in writing exams, validation processes and authoring resources for the institute.

  • NEW Get It Right feature at the end of each chapter
  • NEW pre-learning quizzes to test prior knowledge
  • NEW post-learning quizzes to reinforce learning
  • NEW content on WHS – Work safely at height and Work safely on roofs
  • NEW instructional videos to enhance understanding of challenging concepts

Table of Contents

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PART 1- BASIC WORKPLACE SKILLS
Unit 1 – Carry out WHS requirements
Unit 2 – Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
Unit 3 – Carry out interactive workplace communication
PART 2- SETTING OUT
Unit 4 – Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
PART 3- USING MATERIALS AND TOOLS
Unit 5 – Handle and store plumbing materials
Unit 6 – Use plumbing hand and power tools
PART 4- SITE WORKS
Unit 7 – Cut and join sheet metal
Unit 8 – Mark out materials
Unit 9A – Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
Unit 9B – Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

Basic Plumbing Skills Instructor Companion Website

ISBN13:9780170451635
ISBN10:0170451631

Basic Plumbing Skills Student Companion Website

ISBN13:9780170451642
ISBN10:017045164X

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Basic Plumbing Skills

  • ISBN-10: 0170424693
  • ISBN-13: 9780170424691

Price USD$ 67.50

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