Sprinkler Fitter

Program Name: 
Sprinkler Fitter Apprentice

Licensed sprinkler fitters install automatic fire sprinkler systems in new and existing buildings in all types of construction, mostly commercial, using valves, hangers, steel and plastic pipe. Most work is at the ceiling level using ladders and lift platforms at heights ranging from 8-20 feet and in some case up to 100 feet.

Median Salary After Completion: 
$57,814
Program Number: 
50-434-1
Training Details: 

4 to 5-year training program
8,000 hours on-the-job training
400 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
Class work focuses on state sprinkler fitter and plumbing codes

Application Requirements: 

Applicants must be at least 17 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent
Meet required norms on aptitude test (if required)
Physically able to perform trade
Valid driver's license or reliable transportation

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  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
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