Apprenticeship Programs

If you have little or no experience in the pipe trades, and you are interested in becoming a Plumber, Pipefitter, or Sprinklerfitter, you will want to look into joining the appropriate registered apprenticeship program.

If you are unsure of which program to join, please contact an organizer, and we will help you choose which program is best for you.

Plumbers & Gasfitters

The work of the plumber is to install piping for waste, venting, water supply, rain water disposal, medical gasses, and fuel gasses, as well as the installation of fixtures in homes and businesses and the protection of the potable water supply through modern back flow prevention technologies.

Plumbers also service water softeners, water heaters, other residential gas appliances, and more.

For more information, contact the program closest to where you live:

Saint Paul Plumbers JATC
235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651-846-1389
rick.gale@saintpaul.edu
Minneapolis Plumbers JATC
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-337-8432
jhettwer@dunwoody.edu
Rochester Plumbers & Pipefitters
1470 Industrial Dr.
Rochester, MN 55903
507-536-0304
jeremy@ualocal6.org
Mankato Plumbers JATC
235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651-846-1389
rick.gale@saintpaul.edu
St Cloud Plumbers JATC
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-337-8432
jhettwer@dunwoody.edu
Duluth Plumbers & Pipefitters
4402 Airpark Blvd
Duluth, MN 55811
218-733-9443
jack@11589jatc.com

Pipefitters & Steamfitters

Pipefitters install, maintain, and repair high and low pressure steam systems, high and low pressure hot water systems, snow melt systems, refrigeration systems, comfort heating, gas and oil piping, pneumatic, electronic controls, air conditioning and also provide instrumentation and valve repair.

Pipefitters work in many different commercial and industrial environments including: crude oil and ethanol refineries, chemical and municipal processing plants, fossil fuel and nuclear power plants, and more.

For more information, contact the program closest to where you live:

Saint Paul Pipefitters JATC
235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651-846-1326
bill.lombard@saintpaul.edu
Minneapolis Pipefitters JATC
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-337-8432
rgarner@dunwoody.edu
Rochester Plumbers & Pipefitters
1470 Industrial Dr.
Rochester, MN 55903
507-536-0304
jeremy@ualocal6.org
Mankato Pipefitters JATC
235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651-846-1389
bill.lombard@saintpaul.edu
St Cloud Pipefitters JATC
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-337-8432
rgarner@dunwoody.edu
Duluth Plumbers & Pipefitters
4402 Airpark Blvd
Duluth, MN 55811
218-733-9443
jack@11589jatc.com

Sprinklerfitters

Sprinklerfitters install residential and commercial fire protection systems that save lives.

From parking garages and single family homes to high rise buildings and massive warehouses, sprinklerfitters install advanced fire detection and protection systems that continuously protect our lives and property.

For more information contact:

Sprinklerfitters 417
1404 Central Avenue N.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-781-5834
craig@local417.com

MN Pipe Trades Association

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