Online Piping Engineering course’s scope, eligibility criteria, duration, syllabus and job opportunities
Piping Engineering can be pursued as a PG course. But what about online piping course? Generally, PG piping course is offered in the form of traditional classroom program. Duration depends on the nature of the program (short term crash course, Diploma, M.Tech. course etc). In this article, I will be dealing with ‘online piping course’ and its details. I will provide details such as- course duration, eligibility criteria, course content, scope, career prospects etc. Engineering Graduates hailing from Branches such as- Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Industrial and Petroleum Engineering will find this course quite valuable and useful. Piping Engineering/Technical course will definitely add to the skill set of these Engineering Graduates and help them get good job in sectors such as- Refinery, Natural Gas managing firms, Marine sector, Construction sector etc. Let us check out the important details one by one!
Online Piping course: Eligibility Criteria
Engineering Graduates hailing from Branches such as- Mechanical, Chemical, Petroleum, IC, Civil, Industrial and Marine Engineering are eligible to pursue this course. Working professionals whose work background is related to the above mentioned branches may also pursue this course.
There is no age limit, when it comes to online piping course.
Online piping course duration
Duration depends on the Institute/Organization providing the course. Generally it is between 3-6 months. In case of the well known Online piping course offered by CEP (Continuing Education Program) of IIT Bombay is 4 months.
Online piping course format and syllabus
The course is fully online. Students will be supplied with study material (consisting of lectures, texts and other files) through their website (of the Institute). Students may log in and go through the material whenever they want.
After completing the course, students will have to appear for online test in order to obtain certificate of completion. The test is online and usually students get to select the time and date of the examination. In case of some Institutes, the time and date of examination are decided by them.
Talking about syllabus, some important topics covered in online piping course are as follows-
- Piping Elements and Valves
- Piping Drawing
- Codes and Standards
- Pipe Hydraulics
- Piping Layout
- Plot Planning
- Stress Analysis
- Strength of Material
- Supports and Expansion Joints
- Fluid Flow Analysis
Note that only important topics have been mentioned. You may find the entire syllabus on Brochures of Institutes offering this course.
Advantages of pursuing online piping course, scope and job opportunities
The main advantage is that there are no time constraints and limits. One may pursue this course right from the comfort of home. Graduates who haven’t found a job yet may do this course right from their homes!
This course is also a boon for working professionals. Working folks usually don’t have much time to spare. For them, to acquire more skills, this course will come handy. Unlike other regular classroom courses, they won’t have to find time and attend classes. They may study it after coming from work, right from their home. All they need to have is- a computer with Internet connection!
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The final test taken is also online. In most cases, students may select the time and date of examination too, which is an attractive prospect and advantage!
Above all, it is a skill oriented course. Piping Engineering/Technical course adds to the skill set of Graduates mentioned in the above Engineering Branches. These skill set will help them find good jobs in well paying sectors such as- Construction, Refinery, Chemical Industry, Oil and Gas Managing firms, Marine Field, Numerous Manufacturing firms etc. Especially in Gulf countries, where there are number of Oil and Gas managing firms, qualified Piping Engineers are in huge demand. Other than that, in India, piping professionals will find numerous Government and Private sector job opportunities in Enterprises and Industrial houses such as- ONGC, OIL, NHAI, Reliance Refinery, Essar Refinery etc.