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Plumbing and Pipefitting Apprenticeship

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Job Duties

  • Install and repair piping fixtures and systems
  • Work in factories, homes, businesses
  • Follow safety procedures and guidelines
  • Prepare cost estimates for clients
  • Read blueprints
  • Follow local and state building codes
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot systems
  • Maintain and repair systems
  • Pipefitters typically work in manufacturing or industrial settings or large office buildings with pipes that carry chemicals, acids and gases

Guaranteed Wages

Experience Wage
Entry-Level (no experience) $12/hr
4th Year Completion of Program $20/hr (minimum)

Career Average Wages/Salary

Area Salary
Wilmington Area $46,500
North Carolina $44,170
United States $55,160

Course Information

  • Four hybrid courses (face-to-face 1-2 times per week and online)
  • One course per year
  • Hands-on learning obtained on the job
Plumbing Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 4th edition

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