Over the duration of the course, trainees are taught pipe fitting practices that include proper handling of tools, equipment, and protective equipment. Technical skills, such as pipe edge preparation, fit-up techniques, pipe assembly, and accuracy and orientation adjustment will be covered as well.
Categorised into five test levels, it starts out at the Tradesman stage, before advancing to the Trade Foreman, level upgrade, and Sec (K) phases, before reaching the final 2nd Sec K round. Upon completion of the course, there is also the option to progress to further education and training, where topics like Reinforced Concrete Works, Doors and Window Installation, Structural Steel Works, and Plumbing and Steel Works are covered.
1 hour Written Test: 25 Multiple Choice Questions
4 hours Practical Test