Pipefitting

Program Name: 
Pipefitting Apprentice
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.
Median Salary After Completion: 
$64,906
Occupation Titles: 
Pipefitter
Program Number: 
50-435-1
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
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