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Overview

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Summary

Pipefitters install, assemble, fabricate, maintain, repair and troubleshoot mechanical piping systems carrying fuel, chemicals, water, steam and air in heating, cooling, lubricating and various other process piping systems.

NCCER

The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for the construction and maintenance craft professional.

NCCER credentials can lead to careers in construction. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s Registry System that allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires.

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Prerequisites

Students must complete the Pipefitting II NCCER Workforce Certificate prior to enrolling in this program.

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
PFPBC 2104301 Advanced Application for Piping Trades 55
PFPBC 2103201 Advanced Pipefitting Standards & Installation 95
Pipefitting III NCCER Workforce Certificate Total 150

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Career Options

No wage data available at this time1

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Equipment Service Associate (ESA)2
  • Pipefitter and Steamfitter2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Program Cost: $2,045

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.