Industrial Pumping and Piping Technician

Program Overview

The Industrial Pumping and Piping Technician technical certificate of credit program is designed to introduce students to industrial safety, power systems, and pumps and piping systems.  The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skills.  The technical certificate program is an introductory technical certificate of credit within the Industrial Systems Technology diploma program.

Students are accepted into the Industrial Pumping and Piping Technician technical certificate of credit program every semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 1 semester. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 9 semester credit hours.

Career Traits/Requirements

Individuals wanting to enroll in the Industrial Pumping and Piping Technician technical certificate of credit program must have good eyesight, manual dexterity, hand eye coordination, critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, math skills, and the ability to apply technology to the work environment.

Offered at the Following Campus

North Campus (Sandersville)

Salary Potential

$31,200 – $37,440

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees:  $1,331.00
Books & Supplies:  $500.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Industrial Pumping and Piping Technician technical certificate of credit program are prepared for employment as industrial electricians or industrial systems technicians. Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background which appeals to prospective employers.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • OFTC may accept a student’s official entrance score on the following validated assessment instruments if the scores meet the required minimums: COMPASS/ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, PACT, Accuplacer/Accuplacer Next Generation/Companion, HOPE GPA after completion of 10th grade of 2.6 or higher or GED.

Curriculum

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Course Overview

  • OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
  • IDFC1007Industrial Safety Procedures2 credit hours45 contact hours
  • IDSY1190Fluid Power Systems4 credit hours105 contact hours
  • IDSY1195Pumps and Piping Systems3 credit hours75 contact hours