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Pipefitting Apprenticeship Service

at Saint Paul College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 40
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

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

Program Locations

  • Saint Paul College 55102

Labor Market Information

  • Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

  • Median wage: $33.08/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

  • Median wage: $33.65/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers

  • Median wage: $16.97/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Toll-Free: (800) 227-6029 Local: (651) 846-1600 Email: