Pipefitters Apprenticeship : Emily Griffith Technical College

Pipefitters Apprenticeship

Do you like working with your hands and building things? Do you want to earn a living while learning a skilled trade? An apprenticeship in pipefitting may be right for you. 

What is a Pipefitter? Pipefitters install, assemble, fabricate, maintain and repair mechanical piping systems including for industrial and commercial systems, as well as heating and cooling systems. 

In an apprenticeship program like pipefitting, you’ll gain experience through on-the-job training and coursework provided by apprenticeship partners. Pipefitter apprenticeship programs typically last four to five years.

High-demand career: Pipefitters are in high demand in the Denver metro area. 

Requirements: If you are interested in the Pipefitter apprenticeship, you must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma or GED and have a valid driver’s license. 

Want more information? Get the Apprenticeship Program Flyer.

Where can you start your Pipefitter apprenticeship? 

Emily Griffith Technical College has partnered with a number of different unions and trade organizations to offer apprenticeship programs. 

If you are interested in the Pipefitter Apprenticeship, please reach out to one of the partners listed below to learn how to get started. 

DENVER METRO

Construction Industry Training council Colorado logoPipefitters Local UnionRK Logo
656 Mariposa St
Denver, CO 80204
303-893-1500
303-428-6541303-355-9696

COLORADO SPRINGS

Local 58 Logo
719-473-9690


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"There was so much support and opportunity," explains Debbie why she chose to come to Emily Griffith. "There's so much value for your money."

Debbie Wallis is a recent HSE graduate and a current student in our Accounting program. Debbie came to Emily Griffith in order to advance her career. “I felt like to go forward I needed a degree,” she says. She works full-time in purchasing and felt that studying accounting would help her move into better jobs. But before could start the Accounting program she had to get her GED so she took HSE prep classes at Emily Griffith. 

“There was so much support and opportunity,” explains Debbie why she chose to come to Emily Griffith. “There’s so much value for your money.” When she completes the Accounting program, she is considering transferring her credits to go on and earn an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. She encourages others to continue their education as well. “It’s never to late to study and get a degree,” she says. 

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