Steam, Sprinkler and Pipe Fitting Technician Program

Steam, Sprinkler, and Pipefitting Technician Program


Get Pipefitting Certification And a Plumbing Career In Just 26 weeks

Philadelphia Technician Training Institute is crafting the best skills to meet the industry demands for qualified Steam, Sprinkler & Pipe Fitting technicians. With our certified plumbing and pipefitting training institute, students achieve a competency level commensurate with the industry’s standard requirements. Plumbing and pipefitting training is also helpful for entrepreneurs and businesses in the plumbing industry.

The consensus predicts that Steam, Sprinkler, and Pipe Fitting demand will increase as per the new constructions, building maintenance, and repairs. As a result, BLS predicts the employment growth of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters to increase 4 percent from 2018 to 2028, leading faster than the average for all occupations.

What Can You Expect From Our Program?

  • Real hands-on experience
  • Support every step of the way
  • Certifications
  • Connections to Industries
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From Our Program, You Will Learn

Introduction To Pipefitting And Tools
In this course, students will learn the usage and basic concept of plumbing and pipefitting. The differences between plumbing and pipefitting are key to understanding the content and goal of this course. In this course, students will learn the essential pipe fitting tools, skills, and operations of this plumbing and pipefitting course. Additionally, students will also learn general safety in the use of various hand and power tools. Finally, students will understand the diverse types of career paths they may pursue with this knowledge. These careers include working jobs in households, companies, projects, and industries as certified technicians.
Pipe Welding Basics And Safety
In this course, students will learn pipe welding basics and equipment safety. They will learn about welding, different types of piping equipment, tool handling, and proper techniques to reduce the risk of injury. In addition, students will learn about the hazards and safety procedures governing the use of ladders and scaffolds. Finally, the students will also learn safety precautions and operations of motorized equipment. The knowledge gained in this course will provide a safe working environment and a solid foundation for pipefitters’ success in both the domestic and industrial workplace.
Blueprint Reading And Shop Math
In this course, students will learn about blueprint reading and shop math. By gaining the knowledge of shop math, understanding key terminology, and performing base knowledge experiments, the students will begin to formulate a foundation for pipe fitting. Blueprint reading is an essential piece to becoming a professional pipefitter. Students will learn how to accurately read and interpret a blueprint layout to achieve such goals as appropriately tasked. While applying such previously learned things as shop math, a student will compound that learning by assessing drawing scales and dimensions. Students will also learn computer drawings, specific views and other important skill sets to become proficient blueprint readers.
Pipefitting And Plumbing Valves
In this course, students will learn about pipefitting and plumbing valves. As one of the most critical parts of pipe fitting jobs, students should know about the properties, proper uses, and installation methods of these valves. They would also understand the storage and handling processes. Students will learn how to identify different types of valves and know how to assemble and install them. In addition, students will train on how to package O-rings in a valve. They will learn how to troubleshoot and maintain various valves. This pipefitter training course will be valuable and necessary in any certified pipefitter’s career.
Fabrication, Welding, And Installation
In this course, the students will learn about pipe fabrication, welding, and installation processes. They will learn the different types of basic and advanced pipe fabrication. They will also learn how to operate pipe cutting and fabrication equipment and modify the materials to the required scales appropriately. In addition, they will work on underground and above-ground pipe installation methods. Also, they will learn about the fabrication for specialty bends and intersections. Finally, the course will introduce pipe welding procedures like STICK and TIG welding on pipes. The knowledge gained in this course will help students be able to fabricate and install a pipe system on their own.
Rigging, Standards, And Specifications
In this course, students will learn about rigging, pipefitting standards, and specifications. They will learn about the use and inspection of essential equipment and the hardware used in rigging. Students will also learn about the hazards and safety rules of the rigging process. They will learn about the process of rigging and lifting pipes. In addition, students will learn to describe pipefitting standards, codes, and specifications. Knowledge gained in this course will provide a general concept of the rigging process and the pipe fitting standards, regulations, and specifications needed in the workplace.

Financing for the Steam, Sprinkler and PipeFitting Technician Program may be available through scholarships, grants, loans (federal and private), and institutional financing plans. In addition, grants and Financial Aid are available to students who qualify.


By completing our Steam, Sprinkler, and PipeFitting Technician Certification Program, you will get an option to choose a profession. In addition, Philadelphia Technician Training Institute can help shape your career/future in the industry with our Fast Track Career Oriented Certification Programs.

Talk to an Admissions Representative at 215-381-9403 or send an email at or chat with us now.

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Professional Development
Once the student reaches approximately 700 hours, PTTI’s Career Services department gets them ready for their career with professional development classes. Resume writing, career identification, interview coaching, financial management, and more are part of the course! Professional Development classes help you become a competitive job applicant with strong professional skills to accelerate you into your career.
Resume Building
PTTI’s curriculum includes various projects and certification opportunities and offers valuable internships and externships to build your resume or portfolio. In addition, our career services department helps students develop a marketable and professional resume, custom fit to the student’s desired industry. You will learn how to market yourself and communicate your strengths to companies to get the career you deserve.
Financial Aid Is Available
Many students are surprised how fast they finish the financial aid process with guidance from our team of counselors! PTTI’s Financial Aid team will help you through each step of the process, from creating an account, entrance counseling, and setting up a plan to pay off any loans or payments. Even after graduation, PTTI’s financial aid team is here to help you find the best solutions for ensuring your successful career.
Flexible Class Schedule
By collaborating with PTTI’s Admissions department, our staff will help prospective students enroll in flexible class schedules to fit their current plans. Morning classes occur from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and evening classes run from 3:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Snacks/Refreshments Served Daily
PTTI offers students the benefits of our food drive to help themselves with nutritious snacks and refreshments throughout the day. In addition, PTTI provides meals for you to take home, so they don’t have to worry about shopping while receiving their education. PTTI gets a shipment every Monday and lasts the whole week.

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Course FAQ’s

How much will this program cost me?

Tuition and fees: $18,038 (plus $150 registration fee and Insurance Fee $12 = Total Tuition: $18,200)
Books and supplies: $0
On-campus room & board: Not Offered
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* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming standard time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private), and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is below:
Federal loans: *
Private education loans: *
Institutional financing plan: *
We have withheld the median amounts to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program takes 26 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2019-2020, *% finished in 26 weeks.
* The number who finished within the standard time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who complete the programs with PTT Institute is 92%.
* The placement rates vary/change every month. The above number is an average % based on a sample time frame, although the institute is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

I Have been out of school for a long time. Will I face any trouble?

Steam, Sprinkler & Pipe Fitting Technician Program is unlike attending courses at other schools or universities. The course has an 80% hands-on curriculum with the most updated technology in the industry. In addition, PTT Institute courses allow students to accelerate their learning through an online, classroom, and instructor lead format, so you come to track in no time.