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Pipe Fabricator Apprentice

50-442-2 Apprenticeship (A) 12.5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

A pipe fabricator typically works in a fabrication shop with overhead cranes and hoists, a variety of hand tools, grinders and cutting equipment. You’ll learn how to install pipe, weld carbon steel and stainless steel pipe, and do layout work for pipe, vessels and tanks. In this apprenticeship program, you will also learn heat treating and weld inspection, along with blueprint reading, math, metallurgy, spool drawings, pipe flanges and arc flash. Your training will help you become a skilled welder. You’ll gain all this through five years of on-the-job training and related instruction.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Occupational Specific (12.5 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Pipe Fabricator Related 1
50-442-551
1.5
Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 2
50-442-552
1.5
Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 3
50-442-553
1.5
Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge, and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all welding positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 4
50-442-554
1.5
Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all welding positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 5
50-442-555
1.5
Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipes and valve welding in all welding positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 6
50-442-556
1.5
Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 7
50-442-557
1.5
Provides the apprentice with layout and takeoff knowledge and advanced welding and certification skills.
Pipe Fabricator Related 8
50-442-558
2
Provides the apprentice with layout and takeoff knowledge and advanced welding and certification skills.

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