PT31 NCCER Pipefitting Technology, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 3 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 28

Program Description

The NCCER Pipefitting Technology program of study 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 a NCCER Pipefitting Technology Technician Technical Certificate of Credit and have the qualifications of a 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

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


Phone: (770) 412-5730

Program Courses

First Term

COFC 1080Construction Trades Core


PPFT 1010Introduction to Industrial Pipefitting


PPFT 1020Pipe Systems Installation and Assembly


Second Term

PPFT 1030Socket and Butt Weld Pipe Fabrication


PPFT 1040Equipment-Slings and Crane Riggings


PPFT 1050Testing Procedures


Third Term

PPFT 1060Advanced Pipe Fabrication


PPFT 1070Special Piping