Pipefitting and Plumbing Technology

About

Pipefitting and Plumbing Technology is a competency based course that takes 1296 hours to complete. The program is designed in conjunction with the NCCER curricula to provide training in skill sets vital to the trade that coincides with industry needs and standards.  This program is geared to train the individual for the maintenance, industrial and construction environments. Course includes safety, systems, components, trade math, hand and power tools and fabrication skills. Upon completion the trainee will be able to enter the working environment as an entry level pipefitter or plumber.

The objective of this program is to learn basic knowledge of trade safety, math, materials, piping systems and overall industry standards, to understand the importance of working together as a fitter/welder team, and to understand the importance of positive workforce development.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,221.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pipefitting Entry Level Helper432Certificate
Pipefitter Middle Class Helper432Certificate
Pipefitter Top Helper639Certificate
Pipefitting/Plumbing1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
821 West Louise Ave
Morristown, TN 37813-2094

Job Duties

Job Outlook

Salary Range

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Safety Training
Oxy Fuel Training
Elevated Work Platforms
Piping Systems and Components
Blueprint Reading and Drafting
Trade Math
Fabrication Principles
Valves, Flanges, and Fasteners
Thread Pipe Fabrication
Second Trimester: 
Basic Welding
Welded Pipe Fabrication
Grooved Pipe Fabrication
Advanced Math
Advanced Fabrication
Rigging
Piping Installation
Testing and Stress Relieving
Third Trimester: 
Plumbing Safety
Advanced Blueprint Reading
Plumbing Systems and Principles
Plastic Pipe Fabrication
Copper Pipe Fabrication
Plumbing Fixtures
Installation and Service
System Testing
Backflow Prevention

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Chris Roberts
423-586-5771

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