Advanced Marine Pipefitting
Do you enjoy the ocean? Enjoy creating things with your hands? Thrive in fast-paced environments?
Then you may be a good fit for Job Corps’ Advanced Marine Pipefitting training program.
On the job, you will …
- Install and maintain pipes that may carry chemicals, acids and gases
- Interpret marine piping system blueprints to determine the correct components and raw materials needed to construct and install piping systems and pipe support structures
- Remove hazardous materials to prevent or minimize the release of toxic, reactive, flammable or explosive debris
Some of the career options you will have ...
Students who study Advanced Marine Pipefitting could pursue a career in building and maintaining tugboats, cruise ships, cargo vessels and naval ships. Graduates are skilled to work in factories, processing plants, nuclear reactors or refineries. Graduates can also work for a fire suppression company to help install fire sprinklers.
The credentials you will earn ...
In the Advanced Marine Pipefitting program, you can earn industry-recognized credentials from such organizations as:
- American Welding Society (AWS)
- National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program.
What you’ll need to start training ...
- High school diploma or the equivalent
- Complete a Job Corps basic training program
- Meet academic (math and reading) requirements
- At least 18 years old
- Positive attendance and progress record
- Written recommendation from Job Corps center personnel
- Health clearance at current center
- Strong work ethic and determination to succeed
- Complete OSHA 10 training