Fabrication

SWPTA-affiliated unions offer comprehensive training programs and pipe fabrication apprenticeships that give you all the tools that you need to succeed in a long career in piping fabrication. From the design and use of equipment to in-depth knowledge of pipe stress support concepts, we guarantee that you’ll be an expert when you’ve completed our rigorous course curriculum. The insight we give our apprentices translates to almost every sector and industry—between your knowledge of piping spool fabrication and modular fabrication; you’ll be an ideal fit to provide solutions for different jobs at a variety of facilities.

SWPTA unions provide comprehensive instructional courses and apprenticeships that put you in a position to succeed. Union instructors pass on their expertise and experience so that you’re prepared for whatever lies ahead. SWPTA-affiliated unions provide training for:

Piping Spool Fabrication

  • Fittings, welding pipes
  • Valve gangs, systems fittings, pipe fittings
  • Pipe spooling
  • Heavily utilized in industries requiring large volumes of welded pipe
  • Prefabrication of piping spool offers better control, regardless of job specifications
  • Industries served:
  • Power plants, food, pharmaceutical, and technology

Modular Fabrication

  • Broadly applicable to a variety of industries (particularly hospitals in recent years)
  • Expansive size range of modular units increases the diversity of projects
  • Streamlines and improves building systems
  • Improves workplace safety and offers superior quality control
  • Enables unparalleled control of scheduling and budgets
  • Up-to-date course instruction to ensure quality of service

If you’re being taught by anyone less than the best, you’re not prepared for the road ahead. Between our union apprenticeship programs and thorough onsite training courses, you can be sure that you’re getting the preparation you need for a long, successful career.