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In full colour for the first time, this third edition of Basic Skills has been updated to cover current technologies and practices including sustainability. It also covers all the essential competencies of the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework. Written in a clear, accessible style, and with an abundance of illustrations and photographs, this text provides a depth of underlying knowledge to help the student towards a thorough understanding of the subject.
Basic Skills, 3rd Edition features new content on trade calculations, sustainability, workplace communications and OHS. The Plumbing Services Series also contains Gasfitting, 2nd Edition and will include Drainage 3rd Edition (2012), Water 3rd Edition (2013) and Roofing (2014).
|Table of Contents|
About the authors
Part 1 Trade Maths Essentials
Chapter 1 Trade calculations
Chapter 2 Basic graphics
Part 2 Trade Skill Essentials
Chapter 3 Cutting and drilling
Chapter 4 Forming and bending
Chapter 5 Fastening, joining and sealing
Chapter 6 Plumbing and the environment
Part 3 The Plumber At Work
Chapter 7 The green plumber
Chapter 8 Workplace Communication
Chapter 9 A safe and healthy workplace
Symbols and abbreviations