IP31 NCCER Intermediate Pipefitting Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 10

Program Description

The NCCER Intermediate Pipefitting Technician program of study is the second program in a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in 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 pipefitting theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an NCCER Intermediate Pipefitting Technician Technical Certificate of Credit and have the qualification of an entry-level pipefitter.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submission of the official High School or GED transcript with test scores is required. 
  • Meet assessment requirements

NCCER Advanced Plumbing Technician (AP61), NCCER Plumbing Technology (IP31), and NCCER Advanced Pipefitting Technician (AM71) are embedded TCC’s of the NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology Diploma (PT32). Students must be enrolled in the NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology Diploma (PT32) to receive the NCCER Advanced Plumbing Technician (AP61), NCCER Pipefitting Technology (IP31), and NCCER Advanced Pipefitting Technician (AM71) TCC’s.

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.

Contact Us

Billy Elliott, A.A.S., Program Coordinator

Email: Billy.Elliott@sctech.edu

Phone: (770) 412-5730

Program Courses


PPFT 1030Socket and Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication


PPFT 1040Equipment-Slings and Crane Riggings


PPFT 1050Testing Procedures