Printed on 10/21/2021

Steamfitting Apprentice

50-435-2 Apprenticeship (A)
16 Credits
Not Financial Aid Eligible
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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A steamfitter constructs, installs and repairs pipes and equipment made to withstand high pressure. You'll learn how to install wet heating systems, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. You’ll gain welding and pipefitting skills, along with a thorough knowledge of the principles of heating and cooling and all temperature controls. This program requires you to first be employed and involves five years of on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

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Career Opportunities

  • Pipe/Equipment Installer
  • Steamfitter
  • HVAC Installer


Estimated Program Cost

Steamfitting Apprentice

This program will cost about *
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about *.

Textbooks will cost about *.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Steamfitting Apprentice

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  • Additional Information
    Your first step is to contact:
    **Appleton-Neenah-Menasha Area Steamfitter JAC**
    3315 N. Ballard Road, Suite D
    Appleton, WI 54911-8988
    920-734-3148 or 877-625-8304

    Applications are issued by the trade committee. Entry requirements and testing vary by trade.

    You must be employed by a company/organization that is willing to participate in an apprenticeship program.

    2016-17 average wage for Steamfitting Apprentice completers - $37.95 per hour/$78,928 annually.

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