NCCER Pipefitting Technology (Certificate)

Program Description

The NCCER Pipefitting Technology program of study prepares students for careers in pipefitting and related fields. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasis a combination of pipefitting theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive the NCCER Pipefitting Technology Technician Technical Certificate of Credit and have the qualifications of a pipefitter.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: PT31
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 3 terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 28

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Course Title Credits
First Term
COFC 1080 Construction Trades Core 4
PPFT 1010 Introduction to Industrial Pipefitting 3
PPFT 1020 Pipe Systems Installation and Assembly 3
Second Term
PPFT 1030 Socket and Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication 4
PPFT 1040 Equipment-Slings and Crane Riggings 3
PPFT 1050 Testing Procedures 3
Third Term
PPFT 1060 Advanced Pipe Fabrication 4
PPFT 1070 Special Piping 4

Program Advisor
Billy Elliot Jr.
Griffin campus

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107