Steamfitter / Pipefitter lay out, assemble, fabricate, maintain, repair and service equipment and piping systems carrying water, steam, fluids, gases, chemicals and fuel in various systems such as heating, cooling, lubricating and process piping systems. They read and interpret drawings, specifications and codes to determine layout, type and size of pipe and tools to use. They measure, cut, thread, groove, bend, solder, braze, assemble and install metal, plastic and fiberglass pipes, valves and fittings. As well, they must be able to join and secure pipe sections of related equipment. They check systems for leaks. Steamfitters/Pipefitters also do general maintenance work including replacement of worn components.
Steamfitter / Pipefitter Apprenticeship Level 1-3 Challenge Exam Refresher Course
The term of apprenticeship for a Steamfitter/Pipefitter is spread over three levels that includes on-the-job training and technical training. Out of these 3 levels , some levels of apprenticeship may or may not be challenge-able, depending on the province. We offer 4o hour refresher courses to challenge level exams.
Steamfitter / Pipefitter IP (Inter-Provincial) Red Seal Challenge Exam Refresher Course
Once Steamfitters/Pipefitters have worked in their field for a requisite number of hours (requirements must be verified through the provincial apprenticeship board) then they may wish to write the provincially administered exam for IP Red Seal for Steamfitter/Pipefitter, which will qualify him/her to work anywhere in Canada.
For qualified candidates (approved by apprenticeship board), we offer a 40-hour refresher course that will prepare them to challenge the Inter-Provincial Red Seal examination.
Information pertaining to the eligibility requirements for challenging level exams or Inter-Provincial (IP) Red Seal exam can be found by calling local apprenticeship board office in the province or territory where the candidate resides.
If you are interested in any of Steamfitter/Pipefitter training courses at ACE Trades and Technical Institute, please click here to go to our Academic Calendar for course starting dates and schedules. For more details, you can also call local number: (604)304-4009 or toll free number: 1-855-471-3926 or send us an email at info@ATTIcanada.com