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Certificate in Gas Pipeline Operations

Career Skills Academy at Rockland Community College is offering a certificate program in Gas Pipeline Operations that could lead to a career in the natural gas industry

Program Overview

Training: Installation, inspection of pipes, regulation of gas meters, understanding the gas industry, location markings, and accident awareness and prevention

  • Hands-On Instruction: Leak detection pipe inspection, gas indicator reading, diagnostic-voltage, current, resistance, skills in pipe fitting, reading pipeline drawings, inspection of pressure gauges, installing meters and regulator, and safety techniques.
  • Soft Skills Training: Workplace competencies including communication & teamwork skills, resume writing, and career readiness
  • Students are required to take the NGA (Northeast Gas Association Exam)
  • A job fair for graduates will take place at RCC at the end of the program


Funding and enrollment are limited. Students must pass a screening test, as well as a mechanical aptitude test. Students must commit to attend a 2 week full-time (7:30 am – 3:30 pm) training program from March 18 – March 29, 2019. The program will take place in Stony Point, NY.

  • Must be a United States citizen or must have the ability/right to work in the US (will be required to provide proof of ability to work in the US prior to program participation)
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED/HSE (High School Equivalency)
  • Must have top scores on administered reading and math screening test, as well as Mechanical Aptitude Test
  • Must commit to attend a 2-week full-time training program. 100% attendance is expected.

: Monday - Friday, September 3 - 29, 2019 (3 weeks)


FEE: $2,995



For more information please contact Career Skills Academy at or call 845-574-4323 or 845-574-4518