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 Standard 12.  Understands types and usage of tools in the plumbing industry.
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows proper and safe use of hand and power tools used in the plumbing industry (e.g., wrenches, saws, utility knives, tubing cutters, pipe threaders, oxyfuel torches)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands proper use of hand tools
     2.Understands safe use of hand tools
     3.Understands proper use of power tools
     4.Understands proper use of power tools
     5.Understands proper use of wrenches
     6.Understands proper use of saws
     7.Understands proper use of utility knives
     8.Understands proper use of tubing cutters
     9.Understands proper use of pipe threaders
     10.Understands proper use of oxyfuel torches
   Benchmark 2.Knows purposes and how to operate hand and power tools used in the plumbing industry (e.g., wrenches, saws, utility knives, tubing cutters, pipe threaders, oxyfuel torches)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows purposes of hand tools
     2.Knows purposes of power tools
     3.Knows operation of hand tools
     4.Knows operation of power tools
     5.Knows purposes of wrenches
     6.Knows purposes of saws
     7.Knows purposes of utility knives
     8.Knows purposes of tubing cutters
     9.Knows purposes of pipe threaders
     10.Understands proper use of oxyfuel torches
   Benchmark 3.Maintains and stores hand and power tools using appropriate routines and procedures according to manufacturer and code
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows proper maintenance of hand tools
     2.Knows proper storage of hand tools
     3.Knows proper maintenance of power tools
     4.Knows proper storage of power tools
     5.Knows manufacturer guidelines
     6.Knows code guidelines