Energy Technology — Plumbing - Pipe fitting Advanced

Program Information

Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement

Designed for individuals interested in plumbing-pipe fitting and for those seeking to improve skills in the construction technical trades. This Advanced Plumbing-Pipe fitting Certificate is achieved by obtaining the basic certificate first, then taking the next steps preparing for State of Michigan Welding Certification, along with a Practical Plumbing Lab and State of Michigan License preparation for the Journeymen's State of Michigan License Exam. Verifiable apprentice work time is required to take the State of Michigan Journeyman’s test. 35 hours.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Use proper tools, materials and equipment necessary for completing mechanical operations on residential and light commercial HVAC-R systems and equipment.
  • Utilize standard safety procedures.
  • Demonstrate both soft skills and communication skills including reading comprehension, computer skills, communication, and customer service.
  • Perform preventive maintenance according to service agreements.
Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
29.0 (Including Options/Electives)

Program Requirements

Additional Program Requirements: 

Students must first complete the Basic Plumbing-Pipe fitting Certificate before working on the Advanced Certificate.

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.

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Industrial Technology Division • (313) 845-9656 • • Technology Bldg • Room: E-172
Gregory Laskowsky • (313) 317-1550 • • Technology Bldg • Room: E-115D
Career Opportunities: 

*Pipe fitting *Plumbing