Major ID: 096D
Program Start Dates: Fall
Pipefitters install, maintain, and repair high and low pressure steam systems, high and low pressure hot water systems, snow melting systems, refrigeration systems, heating, gas and oil piping, pneumatic, electronic controls, air conditioning and also provide instrumentation and valve repair. These skills are used working in residential, commercial, and industrial installations. These systems are installed in all types of weather conditions.
Applicants must be high school graduates or the equivalent and should enjoy working in a demanding trade that requires both mental alertness and physical stamina. Pipefitters do heavy lifting and are required to work both indoors and outside, often times in confined spaces.
Pipefitters, Steamfitters, and HVACR Technicians work in all aspects of the heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and temperature control fields. They are also employed at oil refineries, chemical plants, food processing facilities, manufacturing plants, retail and wholesale food stores, and ice rinks. Maintenance pipefitters work in a variety of environments such as universities, schools, government agencies and utility companies.
- Apply math and science skills to designing and operating process piping systems.
- Install, maintain, and repair heating and cooling systems under supervision of a licensed pipefitter.
- Install and repair process piping systems under supervision of a licensed pipefitter.
Student supplies and tools costs
- Text rental $100.00
- PPE-Tools estimated at $150.00
The Pipefitting Diploma is a restricted enrollment joint program offered through the St. Paul Pipefitters Local 455 and Saint Paul College. Admission to the Pipefitters Apprenticeship program is required for enrollment in this program.
Contact Wyatt Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org for application information.