Plumbing/Pipefitting Technology (Diploma)

Program Description

The Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology program of study is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in plumbing, 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 plumbing and pipefitting theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology diploma and have the qualification of an apprentice plumber or pipefitter.

Program Details

  • Location:  Griffin Campus
  • Major Code:  PT32
  • Program Entrance Term:  Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program:  4 terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:   42

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.

Complete of ONE of the following specializations:

Plumbing Specialization

Program Courses                                                                      Credits

First Term
ENGL 1010—Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012—Foundations of Mathematics 3
Choose One: (Required)
EMPL 1000—Interpersonal Relations/Prof. Development OR 2
PSYC 1010—Basic Psychology (3)
Second Term
COFC 1080—Construction Trades Core 4
PLBG 1005—Plumbing Fundamentals I 4
PLBG 1015—Plumbing Fundamentals II 4
Third Term
PLBG 1025—Intermediate Plumbing I 4
PLBG 1035—Intermediate Plumbing II 4
PLBG 1045—Advanced Plumbing Concepts I 4
Fourth Term
PLBG 1055—Advanced Plumbing Concepts II 5
PLBG 1065—Specialty Plumbing Applications 4
Occupational Related Electives 3

OR

Pipefitting Specialization

Program Courses                                                      Credits

First Term
ENGL 1010—Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012—Foundations of Mathematics 3
Choose One: (Required)
EMPL 1000—Interpersonal Relations/Prof. Development OR 2
PSYC 1010—Basic Psychology (3)
Second Term
COFC 1080—Construction Trades Core 4
PPFT 1010—Introduction to Industrial Pipefitting 3
PPFT 1020—Pipe Systems Installation and Assembly 3
Third Term
PPFT 1030—Socket and Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication 4
PPFT 1040—Equipment-Slings and Crane Riggings 3
PPFT 1050—Testing Procedures 3
Fourth Term
PPFT 1060—Advanced Pipe Fabrication 4
PPFT 1070—Special Piping 4
Occupational Related Electives 6

Program Advisor
Billy Elliott
Instructor
bielliott@sctech.edu
770-412-5730
Griffin campus

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
sharon.craft@sctech.edu
706-646-6143
Griffin Campus
Room 107