Printed on 10/21/2021
Pipe Fabricator Apprentice
Not Financial Aid Eligible
*If general education courses are required, they 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. In this apprenticeship program, you’ll learn how to install pipe, weld carbon steel and stainless steel pipe, and do layout work for pipe, vessels and tanks. You’ll 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. This program requires you to first be employed and involves five years of on-the-job training and related instruction.
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Credit Transfer Options
They're your credits. Take them with you!
Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
Your first step is to contact:
**Local 400 - Appleton JAC**
3315 N. Ballard Road, Suite D
Appleton, WI 54911-8988
920-734-3148 or 1-877-625-8304
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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