Steamfitting Apprenticeship


Does working on large industrial projects or maintaining boiler and comfort systems interest you?  Steamfitting is a multi-faceted trade, encompassing a wide array of responsibilities over an even wider range of working environments. From fabrication shops, to ship yards, through to pulp mills, and water treatment plants, right up to oil refineries, and even nuclear power plants -- steamfitting has it all!  There are four levels of technical training for the steamfitting apprenticeship.  The program will be delivered in a variety of formats combining in-school and work-based training, all designed to meet the competency standards and profile as defined by the industry.

Steamfitting Level 1:
• Mathematics
• Science
• Safety
• Tools
• Drafting and Blueprint Reading
• Rigging
• Pipes, Valves and Fittings
• Soldering and Brazing
• Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Burning
• Arc Welding
Steamfitting Level 2:
• Special Purpose Piping
• Pipe Fabrication
• Pipe Erection
• Pipe Bending
• Hot Water Heating
• Pumps
• Fire Protection Systems
• Fuel Oil Systems
Steamfitting Level 3:
• Water Supply
• Fluid Power Hydraulics
• Fluid Power Pneumatics
• Low Pressure Steam Heating
• High Pressure Steam
• Properties of Gas Supply
• Combustion
• Marine Piping
Steamfitting Level 4:
• Air Conditioning
• Instrumentation
• Industrial Piping
• Gasfitting
• Electricity