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Steamfitting

Steamfitters install and repair pipes that carry liquids or gases to commercial structures. Steamfitters typically do the following:
  • Install pipes and fixtures
  • 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
  • Replace worn parts

  • 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

    Steamfitter 1

    Includes registration fee, books, materials, lab
    supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Piping and Connections
    • Soldering and Brazing
    • Electrical I
    • Related Science

    $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









    Steamfitter 2

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Hydronic Theory
    • Pipe Fabrication
    • Steamfitting Systems
    • Hot Water System Controls
    • Low Pressure Steam Systems
    • Heat Transfer Units
    • High Pressure Steam Systems
    • Steam Boilers and Accessories
    • Electrical II
    • Applied Trade Calculations
    • Beginning Arc Welding
    • Rigging

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

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



    Steamfitter 3

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Advanced Drafting
    • Steam Theory
    • Pneumatics
    • Job Planning
    • Pattern and Layout
    • Tube Bending

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

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


    Steamfitter 4

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Boilers and Controls
    • Industrial Rigging
    • Advanced Brazing
    • Rigging III
    • Gas Piping
    • Orbital Welding
    • Advanced Arc Welding

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

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