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Program Name:
Pipefitting
 

Program Number:
50-435-1

Please Note:  You must have a signed apprenticeship contract before enrolling in apprentice-related instruction. For assistance with the apprenticeship process contact the appropriate Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards Training Representative or the technical college offering related instruction.

Offered At These Colleges:
Fox Valley
Gateway
Milwaukee Area
Nicolet Area
Northeast Wisconsin


Description:
Pipefitters layout, fabricate and install and repair both high and low-pressure pipe systems that are used in manufacturing, in the generation of electricity, and in heating and cooling buildings.

Work Requirements:

Training Details:
4-year training program
7,424 hours on-the-job training
576 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
Instruction is given in mathematics, process piping systems, refrigeration and air conditioning, and blueprint reading. The Pipefitter apprenticeship may be combined with the Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright apprenticeship in a 5-year program that will qualify a student to perform the tasks of both jobs.

Application Requirements:
Entry requirements vary by employer
High school diploma or equivalen
High school diploma or equivalent
Applicants apply directly to participating employers

Median Salary After Completion:
$64,906

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