If you appreciate hand craftsmanship, you can get on the fast track to complete the hands-on pipefitting fabricator training in one semester. Learn in our Center for Industrial Technology lab that simulates a fabricator shop. Afterward, you’ll be ready to take NCCER exams and launch a career as a journeyman pipefitter or fabricator.

Program at a Glance

Earning Potential

Pipefitter: $55,231 per year
Wages vary based on experience and regional market.
For more salary information, check out Texas Wages.

Career Opportunities

Pipefitters/fabricators are among the Texas Workforce Commission’s top 25 targeted occupations for the Gulf Coast region. World-class companies such as Fluor, KBR, Bechtel, and others are competing for skilled workers, and wages increase with demand.



Pipefitting Technology, Occupational Certificate

The Occupational Certificate prepares you for the A.A.S. degree or Certificate of Technology program or to advance in your current career.Our pipefitting certificate will prepare you for the National Center for Construction Education
Length 2 Semesters
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 16 credits for this certificate in two terms.
Pipefitting Student Play Video

Have Questions?

Pipefitting Certificate Program is led by experienced instructors who are experts in the field, and who are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals.
Heather Rhodes
Dean, Business and Technology
(281) 998-6150x7106