Apprenticeship is a formal training program registered through the State of Wisconsin, Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards. Apprenticeship combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction. Each apprenticeship program is 5 years in length providing the apprentice with comprehensive knowledge of the trade while working towards a career with great wages and benefits. Apprentices learn under the supervision of a journey level skilled person, while working for an approved contractor. Apprentices also attend classes at the Steamfitters Training School and an approved Technical College.
- Steamfitters (Construction) layout, assemble, fabricate, troubleshoot, maintain and repair piping systems which carry water, steam, chemicals, compressed air, liquids, gases or fuel used in energy production, heating, cooling, food processing, manufacturing, lubrication and other process piping systems.
- Steamfitters (Refrigeration/Service) install, start-up, perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, diagnose and service heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, equipment and controls in piping systems, which carry water, steam, chemicals, compressed air, liquids, gases or fuel used in energy production, heating, cooling, food processing, manufacturing, lubricating and other process piping systems.
Trade Orientation Schedule:
Madison Jurisdiction: Dane, Sauk, Iowa, Columbia, Richland, and Marquette Counties
Date: 4th Wednesday of Month, January through November
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Bring: High School Transcript/GED
Optional: College Transcript Resume
Place: Steamfitters Local 601
Madison Training Center
6310 Town Center Drive
Madison, WI 53718
(414) 543-0601 Phone
(414) 543-7721 Fax