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Pipefitting, Career Certificate


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Pipefitting


(GREENE COUNTY CENTER)

Purpose

The Jones College Postsecondary Pipefitter/Steamfitter/Maritime Pipefitter Program includes a basic core of courses designed to prepare a student for a variety of entry- level positions in the industrial setting. The program is designed with the use of the competencies and objectives as prepared by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), along with applicable national, state, and local codes.

The student must complete 30 hours of required program courses and 2 hours of a college orientation course to receive a Career Certificate; 45 hours of required program courses and 2 hours of a college orientation course to receive a Technical Certificate; and 60 hours of required program courses and 2 hours of a college orientation course to receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

The scope of Jones College is to make available, human, financial and physical resources necessary for quality programming, educational programs to meet the interests and needs of students; resources to work with agencies and industries to enhance economic development; educational support services to meet the needs of students and educational programs; and educational improvement through continuous planning and assessment.

Program Description

The Pipefitting program will promote the scope of providing an educational program designed to provide well trained students for entry level positions in the industrial setting. The program will prepare individuals to design, install, and test industrial and commercial piping systems and automatic fire and exposure protection systems. Includes instruction in water systems, steam systems, heating and cooling systems, lubricating systems, piping materials, installation tools operation and maintenance, valve installation and repair, technical mathematics, blueprint interpretation, compatible with the competencies and objectives of the National Center for Construction Education and Research and applicable national, state, and local codes and standards.

Program Length:

Two Semesters
Three Semesters
Four Semesters

Degree(s) Offered:

Career Certificate
Technical Certificate
Associate in Applied Science

Admissions Requirements:

The admission requirements for the Pipefitting Program will follow the general admission requirements of Jones College. These requirements are:

  • A completed application for admission which is provided by the Admissions and Record’s Office.
  • A final transcript of high school work showing date of graduation, or acceptable General Educational Development (GED) scores must be provided when applicable. Jones College accepts only regular diplomas from accredited high schools.
  • Must have good manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, near vision, active listening, and information ordering skills.
  • Receive a negative test result on drug screen test conducted by a certified laboratory approved by the college.

Contact:

David Helton, Instructor 601-394-4421, david.helton@jcjc.edu
Alan Cook, Center Director 601-394-4421, alan.cook@jcjc.edu
Menyone Barrow, Navigator 601-394-4421, menyone.barrow@jcjc.edu

Program Requirements


The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. An academic advisor may alter course sequence to meet individual student needs. In addition, an academic advisor may recommend additional or different courses depending upon student career plans and/or requirements of the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

Fall Semester


Total Hours: 18


Total Hours: 15


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