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 Steamfitting Apprenticeship

 A steamfitter installs, services and repairs pipes and equipment that must withstand high pressure for the distribution of steam or other types of pressure producers. This includes installation of wet heating systems, refrigeration and air conditioning in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. A steamfitter must be a skilled welder and pipefitter with knowledge of the principles of heating, cooling and all temperature controls.  

Trades Covered:


Qualifications for Apprenticeship

  • Education: High school graduates or HSED (submit copy)
  • Age: 18 or high school graduate at 17, no maximum
  • Test: Reading and Math specific to the trade; Accuplacer math and reading tests at NWTC; Algebra exam/MCA office.
  • Bench Mark scores for Accuplacer:  Arithmetic - 66, Reading/Comp - 66, Elementary Algebra - 33.
  • License: Valid driver's license (submit copy)
  • Completed application


Length of Contract

  • 5 years of not less than 8,600 hours
  • On-the-job training (OJT) - 8,100 hours of work with a skilled craftsperson
    as per Exhibit "A"
  • Paid-Related Instruction (Day School) - 540 hours and successful completion of class material
  • Non-Paid Related Instruction (Night School) - 300 hours (80% attendance
    of each class to receive credit)  


Contact information

Jeanne Pecho

Apprenticeship Administrative Assistant
(920) 498-5682 - (800) 422-NWTC, ext 5682 - email Jeanne 

To apply for this apprenticeship, please contact:

Judy Rodencal at (920) 734-3148