Pipefitting, steamfitting and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) involve the installation of piping systems, environmental systems, package units and large tonnage refrigeration units for residential, commercial and industrial facilities. These positions are part of the largest and may account for many of the highest paid occupations in the construction industry.
Workers in this industry often become specialists, working in a variety of commercial and industrial settings. Advancement opportunities include becoming supervisors or, with more education, certified plumbers. Employment outlook continues to look good, especially for those who add welding experience.
Degrees & Certificates
- Associate in Applied Science Degree in Construction Trades: Steamfitting
- Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Steamfitting
For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, wage and employment trend information.
Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.
GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Why should you choose an accredited school?
Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required in order to become certified to work in the field.