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Become a Plumber, Steamfitter, or Sprinkler Fitter in Wisconsin

Beyond the pay

Read on for 6 More Reasons to Consider an Apprenticeship

Journeyman Wage Varies by Location

Earn a Base Hourly Rate Near


+Family Health Coverage
+Pension & Retirement
+Education & Training

No College Degree Required

Paid Training

1. Get paid to learn with apprenticeship instead of paying to learn in college. Pay increases along with your knowledge...guaranteed.  Now, you can afford to live on your own, debt-free.

Work that Makes a Difference

Community Contribution

2. Contribute meaningful work to your community, with your own two hands. Protect the health of our water supply, the safety of our food and the comfort of our homes, hospitals and schools.

High Demand Workers

Job Security
& Growth

3. Advance your skills with continuing education and move up on the pay scale. Motivated professionals can promote into leadership roles or become masters of their trade.

Great Coworkers

Lively Workplace

4. Work on a team with diverse individuals at a site that is constantly changing. Keep your body toned and your brain sharp through your work. Get out from behind a desk or counter.

Not a Dead-End Job

Flexible Future

5. Transfer your skills from one employer to the next across the country. Parlay what you learn into a second career like owner, estimator, inspector or instructor.

Career without Nights & Weekends

Work-Life Balance

6. Be home at night with your family and enjoy time with your friends on the weekend with contractor's hours. Or, choose to work overtime and increase your pay.

Hear from Apprentices & Professionals:

A Great Variety of Work

"You have to be pretty well-versed to work in this facility. Yesterday Blake was rolling on some pressure vessels with some thicker material, today, he hopped over to welding on stainless steel thin gauge piping."

Putting Your Lessons to the Test

“There's a lot we learn in school - and that's great - but it's nice to talk to a journeyman on the job and apply what we learned in the book to see how it works.”

Do you have what it takes to become an apprentice in the State of Wisconsin?

18+ years old

High school degree or equivalent (G.E.D.)

Valid driver's license

Passing grade on apprentice aptitude test

Clear drug test