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Sprinkler Fitter

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
American Fire Protection Group, Inc.
Industries
O*Net Code
47-2152.00
Rapids Code
0414S
Req. Hours
7400
State
DC
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

10 skill sets | 47 total skills
Plan reading and interpretation - 750 req. hrs
Reading shop drawings
Symbols and abbreviations
Familiarization with National Fire Protection
Care of tools, materials, and equipment - 800 req. hrs
Identifying materials, grades and types of pipe, fittings, valves, hose and equipment, and sprinkler heads
Use and operation of trade tools
Maintaining and servicing of tools and equipment
Preparation of tools, material and equipment - 650 req. hrs
Selection of pipe, fittings, hangers and devices for rough and distribution and finish
Loading of required materials and equipment
Unloading of materials and equipment at job site using
Set-up and use of rigging, scaffolding and mechanical lifts and platforms
Pipe cutting, threading, reaming and welding - 1250 req. hrs
Use of hand cutters
Use of dies and reamer
Set-up and operation of power threading machine
Operation of power drills
Operation of torch and welder
Installation of underground piping and accessories - 650 req. hrs
Installation of cast iron pipe and fittings
Installation of plastic pipe and fittings
Installation of valves, post indicators and hydrants
Rodding and thrust block installation
Valve pit installation
Flushing and testing of underground piping
Wet pipe systems - 1600 req. hrs
Distribution of system
Installation of feed main and cross main, grooved, screwed and welded
Branch line installation on exposed systems
Branch line installation for concealed piping with drop nipples
Hanger types and installation
Trimming of valves including Siamese connection installation
Set-up and testing of system
Dry pipe systems - 500 req. hrs
Distribution of system
Installation of feed main and cross main, grooved, screwed and welded
Branch line installation on exposed systems
Hanger types and installation
Trimming of valves including Siamese connection installation
Set-up and testing of system
Standpipe systems - 500 req. hrs
Distribution of system
Pipe installation
Installation of hose valves, nozzles and accessories
Testing procedures
Special hazard installation - 350 req. hrs
Installation of deluge systems
Installation of preaction systems
Installation of gas suppression systems
Installation of CO2 systems
Installation of fire extinguishers
Installation of fire pumps and accessories - 350 req. hrs
Setting of fire pumps and jockey pumps
Alignment of fire pump and driver
Trimming of fire pump, jockey pump and controllers
Start up and testing of fire pumps and equipment

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