This course is designed to introduce students to pipe spool fabrication. Prior to installation of piping and equipment, steamfitter/pipefitter perform fabrication of pipes, piping systems, and associated equipment and supports, either in an off-site fabrication shop or on-site. Students learn to fabricate piping system components, brackets, supports, hangers, guides and hangers. They also learn to lay out, identify and install piping tubing fitting and related components. Emphasis is placed on jurisdictional codes and standards, health and safety, quality assurance and quality control, and minimizing material waste and environmental damage.