Printed on 10/21/2021

Steamfitting Service Apprentice

50-435-4 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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Steamfitters doing refrigeration and service work will install, maintain, troubleshoot, diagnose and service systems for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. You could work in a variety of industries on equipment and controls for piping systems that carry water, steam, chemicals, compressed air, liquid gasses or fuel. You’ll learn about blueprint reading, specifications and rigging equipment. You’ll also learn how to measure, cut, bend, prepare and join all types of pipe. Your training will cover pressure testing for leaks, as well as the detection of problems in electronic, pneumatic, digital, electrical, software or programmable logic 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

  • Pipefitter
  • Pipelayer
  • Plumber
  • Steamfitter


Estimated Program Cost

Steamfitting Service 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 Service 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.

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