2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Pipefitting Certificate

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Program Description

Code 153 - 25 Credits

High-pressure and low-pressure piping systems are used in manufacturing, in the generation of electricity, and in the heating and cooling of buildings. Many of these systems are regulated by automatic controls, which may be accessed remotely. The Industrial Pipefitting core curriculum at Kellogg Community College prepares students to install, maintain, and repair these systems. Students may pursue either a Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Pipefitting.

Modules within the curriculum cover:

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Boilers
  • Compressed Air
  • Expansion
  • Fire Protection
  • Flow Control
  • Introduction to Pipefitting
  • Mathematics for Pipefitting
  • Pipefitting
  • Pipefitting Science
  • Piping Maintenance
  • Plumbing
  • Pumps
  • Safety
  • Steam
  • Thermodynamics of Heat

Modular Format

Industrial Trades curricula are offered in a non-traditional, modular format. Module descriptions are not listed in the catalog. For more information about Industrial Trades modules go to the Industrial Trades page at http://www.kellogg.edu/academics/areasofstudy/manufacturing-skilled-trades-applied-technology/.

Industrial Trades Orientation

All students interested in taking Industrial Trades modules must complete one or more core curriculum orientation. The orientation is a core curriculum prerequisite. Students will not be able to register for modules until the orientation is completed.


To earn the certificate, students must complete twenty-five (25) credits in the Industrial Pipefitting core curriculum. For more information about Industrial Pipefitting modules go to the Industrial Trades page at http://www.kellogg.edu/academics/areasofstudy/manufacturing-skilled-trades-applied-technology/industrial-pipefitting/.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the Industrial Pipefitting Certificate program, and other important information, please go to www.kellogg.edu/academic/Gedt_Pipefitting.html.

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