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Industrial Pipefitter Apprenticeship

Industrial pipefitters install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment; and assemble, install or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment. 

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Area of Study: Manufacturing

Program Length 

  • 4 years 
  • 576 hours paid related instruction
  • 7,424 hours on-the-job training 
  • Additional training:  
    • First Aid and CPR certifications 
    • 8 hours of Transition to Trainer 


Christina Jungwirth

What will I learn?

Your training and instruction will cover: 

  • Positioning equipment using hand tools, power tools, or heavy equipment 
  • Adjusting the tension of nuts or bolts 
  • Aligning equipment or machinery 
  • Leveling machines or equipment 
  • Assembling mechanical components or machine parts 

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
12 or more credits per term.
Fewer than 12 credits per term.