Plumbing/ Pipefitting - Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
James Anderson: 313-845-6351,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-172A

Program Description


Provides students with the opportunity to assemble, install, alter, and repair pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, hydraulic fluid or other liquids/ gases. Includes sprinkler fitters.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Verify dimensions, alignment and proper joining methods are used in the construction and installation of new piping/plumbing.
  2. Inspect and test piping to verify conformance to codes
  3. Plan, layout and installation of plumbing/piping based on job specifications and local codes.
  4. Inspect piping components to identify hazards, defects or the need for maintenance or adjustment.

Admission Requirements

Additional Program Requirements

Complete a minimum of 38 additional credit hours in courses required within your specialization.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
Course Name Credit Hours
TAMA-110: Industrial Applications of Basic Mathematical Principles 2.00
TAMA-120: Industrial Applications of Algebraic Principles 3.00
TAMA-130: Industrial Applications of Geometric Principles 2.00
ENT-230: Michigan Mechanical Contractor - License Preparation 4.00

Drafting/Print Reading: Complete courses based on specific company RTI

Credit Hours: 11

RTI (Related Training Instruction)
Employer specific document that details HFC courses needed to meet employer knowledge and skill requirements and fulfills HFC degree or certificate requirements.

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.