Nunez Adds Instrumentation Program

New Program Instrumentation Technician

Nunez Community College has added an Instrumentation Technician program to its already robust list of opportunities that prepare students for the workforce and/or transfer to a 4-year university.

The Instrumentation Technician program provides classroom and hands-on training that allows students to develop the knowledge and skills to successfully perform the tasks required of an entry-level Instrument Fitter and Technician.

Instrument Fitters and Technicians perform key installation and maintenance functions across several industries and are trained in piping, tubing, fasteners, and working with metal production. Instrumentation technicians and fitters have to be familiar with electrical systems, craft-specific drawings and must be experts in the hand and power tools specific to their trade.

Students can earn a Career and Technical Certification in Instrumentation Skills. The average salary per year for an Instrument Fitter and Technician is $70,080 according to the 2018 NCCER Craft Salary Survey.

Students can enroll in the Instrumentation and all Nunez programs by visiting Classes for the Fall 2020 semester begin August 19. For more information, call 504-278-6467, LIVE CHAT on the Nunez homepage or email

About Nunez Community College
Nunez Community College is a student-centered institution that delivers relevant and innovative curriculum integrating the arts, sciences, and humanities leading to academic credentials and workforce opportunities. Nunez serves a vital role in the community by engaging with partners to support student success and personal growth. Founded in 1992, Nunez Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas. Nunez is located at 3710 Paris Road, Chalmette, LA. For more information, visit