Combine a mechanical aptitude with an ability to both read and understand complex instructions to be a steamfitter-pipefitter.
A steamfitter-pipefitter lays out, assembles, fabricates, maintains and repairs piping systems that carry water, steam, chemicals or fuel used in heating, cooling, lubricating and other processes.
You may also remove and replace worn components, do general maintenance work and work on plant shut-downs.
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Being an apprentice means you learn on the job as well as during the required training periods. A steamfitter-pipefitter apprenticeship period is three years including a minimum of 1,500 hours of on-the-job training and eight weeks of technical training for each year.
Steamfitter-Pipefitter is one of nine trades offered at Lakeland College’s trade centre. You’ll learn in modern facilities and in small classes from instructors geared toward your success.
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