Plumbers and Pipelayers
Assemble, install, or repair pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems, according to specifications or plumbing codes.
To become a skilled plumber and pipelayer training is essential. It can be acquired informally through "learning-by-working;" through company on-the-job training programs; by attending trade or vocational/ technical schools; through unilaterally (management or labor) sponsored trainee programs; through registered labor-management apprenticeship programs, or a combination of the above. It is generally accepted that the more formalized training programs give more comprehensive skill training.Recommended high school courses include English, math,algebra, geometry, trigonometry, drafting, blueprint reading, mechanical drawing,physics, and chemistry
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