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.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
821 West Louise Ave
Morristown, TN 37813-2094
Assemble, install, alter, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems. Includes sprinkler fitters.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 7,220
Current job openings per year: 850