Steamfitting / pipe fitting

For the perfect opportunity to earn while you learn, SWPTA unions offer comprehensive, hands-on training for pipe fitters to excel across the United States and Canada. Our goal is to better your understanding of the evolving needs of the industry. SWPTA unions offer quality pipefitters apprenticeship programs and top-tier classroom instruction so that you can go on to have a long, successful career.

Our unions’ pipefitter apprenticeship program includes the latest certifications and relevant instruction for a rapidly-changing industry—our instructors make sure that your training is in keeping with the latest technological advancements. Our unions offer training programs that prepare you for work in a variety of sectors, so you can adapt and work in whatever specific industry you feel most comfortable pursuing. SWPTA unions offer training for:

  • Single-family homes
  • High-ride apartments
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Supermarkets, food warehousing, and processing facilities
  • Power plants
  • Chemical installations
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Wastewater and water treatment plants
  • Data centers

With so many opportunities in different sectors, a pipefitting apprenticeship prepares you for any possible situation. Our contractors and members are actively engaged in:

  • Ammonia Piping
  • Commercial Construction and Maintenance
  • Commercial Instrumentation
  • Gas/Air/Water Piping
  • Geothermal
  • High Purity Piping
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Hydraulic Piping and Systems
  • Industrial Construction and Maintenance
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Lab and Clean Room Work
  • Medical Gas Systems
  • Pipe Fabrication
  • Pipeline
  • Power Piping
  • Process Piping
  • Solar Thermal
  • Steam Piping
  • Vacuum Piping and Systems
  • Valve and Pump Installation and Repair
  • X-Ray Quality Welding

If you’re looking for a perfect career opportunity that helps you learn hands-on skills while earning a livable wage, look no further than our union’s pipefitting apprenticeship programs.