Pipefitting and Plumbing Technology

About

The Pipefitting and Plumbing Technology program is designed to introduce the student to various techniques used in the pipefitting plumbing trade: pipe fabrication and installation, blueprint reading and  isometric drawings, measurement techniques, hand and power tools, cutting and prepping pipe, using  a cutting torch, threading pipe, grooving, soldering, brazing, solvent joining pipes and installing valves.

Class Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,961.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,305.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pipefitter Helper 432Certificate
Pipefitter864Certificate
Pipefitting and Plumbing Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919

Job Duties

Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 7,700

Current job openings per year: 1,040

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
PFP 0001 Worker Characteristic
PFP 1010 Technology Foundations
PFP 1020 NCCER Core Curriculum
PFP 1030 NCCER Pipefitting Level 1
PFP 1040 NCCER Pipefitting Level 2
Second Trimester: 
PFP 0002 Worker Characteristic
PFP 2010 NCCER Pipefitting Level 2
PFP 2020 NCCER Pipefitting Level 3
PFP 2030 Introduction to Plumbing Codes
Third Trimester: 
PFP 0003 Worker Characteristic
PFP 3010 NCCER Pipefitting Level 3
PFP 3020 NCCER Pipefitting Level 4

Certifications

Plumbing Level I, National Center for Constructoin Education & Research
Plumbing Level II, National Center for Constructoin Education & Research
Pipefitting Level I, National Center for Constructoin Education & Research
Pipefitting Level II, National Center for Constructoin Education & Research
Pipefitting Level III, National Center for Constructoin Education & Research

Instructors

Lynn Rimmer
865-766-4382

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