NITC Journey Level Steamfitter/Pipefitter certification candidates are qualified individuals who can demonstrate skill in fabricating, preparing, rigging and installing pipes, tubing and equipment following standard industry practices.
A qualified individual may perform these tasks alone, or through the supervision of other individuals. Qualified candidates will have a general knowledge of national, state, and local requirements and industry codes and practices.
This certification is valid for five (5) years from issuance.
Candidates must score a minimum of 75% to pass.
Candidate must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in the pipefitter/steamfitter industry. Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program or proof of four (4) years experience from employers is required.
Acceptable documentation: letters from employers, employment history, certification records, state license(s) and any other employment records.
Recertification can be accomplished by successfully passing a twenty five (25) question, non-proctored, multiple choice “open book” examination within thirty days of the expiration date of certification. Candidates must answer seventeen (17) of the questions (68%) correctly on the exam to achieve a passing grade.