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Sprinkler Fitting

Sprinkler fitters develop procedures, design and install systems to prevent fires from destroying structures. Sprinkler fitters typically do the following:
  • Install pipes, fixtures, valves, pumps and electronic monitoring systems
  • Study blueprints and follow state and local building codes
  • Determine the amount of material and type of equipment needed
  • Inspect and test installed pipe systems and pipelines
  • Troubleshoot systems that are not working

  • Annual Apprenticeship Program Includes:

  • Registration of Apprentice with D.C. and/or Maryland (if apprenticed) 
  • Attending Council meetings with and on behalf of Registered Employers 
  • Monitoring Apprentice annual progression  
  • Monthly on-site class evaluation for testing and hands-on 
  • Monitoring monthly grades and attendance reporting 
  • Monitoring monthly off-site OJT reporting  
  • Monitor and submission of NCCER Student Certification material
  • Instructor, Lab and Book Fees
  • Course Work

    Sprinkler Fitter 1

    Includes registration fee, books, materials, lab
    supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Orientation to the Trade
    • Introduction to Components and Systems
    • Steel Pipe, CPVC Pipe and Fittings
    • Copper Tube Systems
    • Underground Pipe

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate* 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate*
    *does not include C.O.R.E.

    Day: Wednesday
    Time: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm



    Sprinkler Fitter 2

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Hangers, Supports, Restraints and Guides
    • General Purpose Valves
    • General Trade Math
    • Shop Drawings
    • Standard Spray Fire Sprinklers
    • Wet Pipe Fire Sprinkler Systems
    • Dry-Pipe Systems

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate

    Day: Wednesday
    Time: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm


     

    Sprinkler Fitter 3

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Deluge/Pre-action Systems
    • Standpipes
    • Water Supplies
    • Fire Pumps
    • Application-Specific Sprinklers and Nozzles

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate

    Day: Friday
    Time: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm



    Sprinkler Fitter 4

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • System Layout
    • Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    • Special Extinguishing Systems
    • Introductory Skills for the Foreman
    • Proper Procedures and Documentation

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate

    Days: Thursday
    Time: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm