Essential Skills for Success as a Steamfitter-Pipefitter (2011)

Steamfitters-pipefitters build, install, and maintain piping systems that carry oil and gas products, water, steam, chemicals, and other fluids. They may work in oil refineries, pulp and paper mills, power plants, food and beverage factories, the automotive industry, or other industrial settings.

This document offers examples of how a steamfitter-pipefitter might use Essential Skills on the job. It is part of a series prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

For instance, the skill of reading is essential to help a steamfitter-pipefitter interpret and refer to multiple professional codes to make sure that processes meet industry requirements and ensure that workers are safe. Oral communication is needed to talk to contractor or supervisor to obtain information about deadlines, to raise safety issues, or provide information about potential delays.

The series can be used by apprentices to understand the skills required in their trade and to plan their careers.

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ISBN: 
978-1-100-18051-9
Added: 
2012-11-08
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Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). Essential Skills for Success as a Steamfitter-Pipefitter 2011. Web. 28 Sep. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/hrsdc/es_steamfitter/es_steamfitter.pdf>
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) (2011). Essential Skills for Success as a Steamfitter-Pipefitter. Retrieved September 28, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/hrsdc/es_steamfitter/es_steamfitter.pdf
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