Fitting Technology:
Pipe Fitting

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270 Hours

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Fitters are an integral piece in the metal fabrication and construction industries. It is the fitter’s responsibility to take all the separate parts of a project and fit them together into one complete assembly. They use math, tools, and welding equipment to tack parts together to the precise specifications of engineered drawings. They must solve problems as they arise and find alternate methods to complete tasks. Some fitters also completely weld the projects that they fit together themselves.

Students who enroll in the Fitting Technology program will learn to use blueprints, fitting tools, cutting equipment, and welding equipment to fit and tack projects. Assignments in the course are designed to simulate common tasks for fitters in fabrication shops and structural steel construction and erection, as well as the construction and maintenance of pipes for oil and gas pipelines, refineries, power plants, and chemical processing plants. Students will learn to use practical math to solve problems in the fitting process. Class time will be dedicated to both classroom theory and hands-on application in the lab.

  • MTech Pipe Fitting Program Certificate.
  • Registration is available to adults and high school seniors only.
  • All students must meet with the Fitting  Instructor, Andrew Beck, 801-839-9454 prior to enrollment.
Fitting Technology Program and Fitting Technology: Structural Fitting – Defined Entry/ Defined Exit with Start date on August 22, 2017; Fitting Technology Program and Fitting Technology: Pipe Fitting – Defined Entry/ Defined Exit with Start date on January 16, 2018.

The Thermal Cutting portion of Fitting Technology Program is as follows:

Adult Students: Open Entry/Open Exit. Start any 1st or 3rd Monday, June & July only
Summer Schedule: no class held on Friday

Monday – Thursday 7:30 am- 10:30 am OR 11:30 am – 2:30 pm OR 2:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Mon, Wed: 7:30 am – 10:30 am OR 11:30 am – 2:30 pm OR 2:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 am OR 11:30 am – 2:30 pm OR 2:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Evening Schedule:
Monday – Thursday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm OR
Monday, Wednesday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm OR
Tuesday, Thursday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Item Cost Notes
Application Fee $0.00 There is no cost to apply.
Registration Fee $40.00
Facilities Fee $50.00
Program Fees $250.00
Tuition $540.00 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.
Total : $880.00

Financial Aid Eligible:No
VA Eligible:No

Item Cost Notes
Blueprint Reading for Welders $120.00 ISBN-13: 978-1133605782 ISBN-10: 1133605788
AWS Online Course Subscription $163.00
Rigging Handbook $20.00 ISBN-10: 1888724161; ISBN-13: 978-1888724165
Pipefitters Bluebook $25.00 ISBN 0-9708321-2-5
Required Tools $729.00 Instructor will give students the list
Total : $1,057.00
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