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Printed on 9/29/2020

Pipe Fabricator Apprentice

50-442-2 Apprenticeship (A) 12.5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

A pipe fabricator typically works in a fabrication shop with overhead cranes and hoists, a variety of hand tools, grinders and cutting equipment. In this apprenticeship program, you’ll learn how to install pipe, weld carbon steel and stainless steel pipe, and do layout work for pipe, vessels and tanks. You’ll also learn heat treating and weld inspection, along with blueprint reading, math, metallurgy, spool drawings, pipe flanges and arc flash. Your training will help you become a skilled welder. This program requires you to first be employed and involves five years of on-the-job training and related instruction.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Occupational Specific (12.5 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Pipe Fabricator Related 1
50-442-551
1.5Credit
56
0
N/A
56 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 2
50-442-552
1.5Credit
56
0
N/A
56 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 3
50-442-553
1.5Credit
56
0
N/A
56 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge, and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all welding positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 4
50-442-554
1.5Credit
56
0
N/A
56 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all welding positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 5
50-442-555
1.5Credit
56
0
N/A
56 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipes and valve welding in all welding positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 6
50-442-556
1.5Credit
56
0
N/A
56 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with math, algebra and trigonometry knowledge and develops skills in fittings, pipe and valve welding in all positions.
Pipe Fabricator Related 7
50-442-557
1.5Credit
56
0
N/A
56 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with layout and takeoff knowledge and advanced welding and certification skills.
Pipe Fabricator Related 8
50-442-558
2Credit
72
0
N/A
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides the apprentice with layout and takeoff knowledge and advanced welding and certification skills.

Expected Competencies


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