16 Hour Limited Gas Work Qualification

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About Course

Course Description: This course is required for all workers who will be working on gas piping for a licensed plumber.  Workers must be able to demonstrate competence with gas work by completing this training.  After completing this course, a certificate verifying the training must be submitted by the student to the New York City (NYC) Department of Buildings (DOB) licensing division.

Topics include but not limited to:

Introduction to gas piping and testing.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Gas leak detection.
Emergency response and procedures.
NYC Building Code, Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code and Fire Code overview.
Utility processes and procedures.
Safe use of tools.
Gas work safety and hazards.

Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for the course.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Recognize gas work hazards.
Implement gas work safety, hazard correction and mitigation procedures.
Identify DOB laws and OSHA regulations regarding gas work.
Use correct procedure to inspect equipment.
Correctly install gas piping.
Implement gas inspection.
Use gas work technology.

Course Materials: This course consists of several different components including PowerPoint presentations, lectures, case studies, class discussions and hands-on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual, and in-class practical exercises.

CEU’s: 1.6

Course Duration: 16 hours of training (not including class breaks).

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