Pipe Fitting

Delta Tech offers a continuing education welding course in pipe fitting. The main objective of the Pipe Fitting Course is to provide students with the fundamental principles of entry-level pipe fitting and qualify them to secure immediate employment as a pipefitter/steamfitter in the manufacturing, construction, fabrication, and maintenance industries.Continued education classes in pipe fitting feature classroom instruction and hands-on training in pipe measurements and runs, isometric drawing readings, field fabrication and more.DTC requires all applicants to provide proof of a high school diploma, GED or documentation of home school completion.

Course Highlights

10 weeks
250 clock hours / 62.5 additional outside clock hours
9 semester credits

Pipe Fitting Classes

  • Reading isometric drawings
  • Pipe measurements and runs
  • 90◦ and 45◦ fittings / offsets
  • Complex isometric drawings
  • Rolling offsets
  • 30◦ and 60◦ fittings / offsets
  • Odd-angled fitting fabrication / saddle fabrication

Pipe Fitting FAQ

What is a pipefitter? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “pipefitters install and maintain pipes that carry chemicals, acids, and gases. These pipes are used mostly in manufacturing, commercial, and industrial settings. Fitters often install and repair pipe systems in power plants, as well as heating and cooling systems in large office buildings.” *

How much do pipefitters make? The median annual wage for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters was $59,880 in May 2021. *

Where can I work as a pipefitter? Delta Tech’s welder graduates work across the country in manufacturing, construction and maintenance fields. They are employed as boilermakers, pipefitters, structural welders and many other welding-related jobs.

Are pipefitters in demand? About 48,600 openings for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters are projected each year, on average, over the decade (2021-2031). *

How much does pipe fitting continued education cost? For more information on program costs, visit Tuition & Cost.