STEAMFITTER-PIPEFITTERS fabricate, assemble, install, maintain, and repair piping systems that transport all types of fluids, slurries and gas in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Their work is diverse and in fields such as oil refineries, paper mills, nuclear power plants, manufacturing plants, and in the automotive industry. Steamfitter-pipefitters often work on high pressure and high temperature systems, requiring a thorough knowledge of scientific principles to complete the work safely.
Trade and Related Training
For the fall schedule of Local 663’s training department, we will be offering the following courses for signup and scheduling the classes as they get filled up. If you wish to take any training outside of these courses offered, please feel free to reach out and every effort will be made to get those courses on the fall schedule.
- First Aid and CPR (Standard First Aid)
- 4-6 hours online training followed by 2, 4 hour or 1, 8 hour in class session/s
- NAUSC Supervision Level 1 (Certified Foreman)
- NAUSC Certified Steward
- NAUSC P.I.P.E.S. CSA Rigging
- Rope Access Recert
- NAUSC McElroy Fusion
As Per the policies for apprenticeship for Local 663. Each apprentice is required to take at least one course outside of their trade school each year. The following Courses are being offered this fall. Please call, text or email the hall to get signed up for these courses
- Basic Blueprint for fabrication
- Fabrication for apprenticeship
- C of Q Prep
- Trade Math for Apprenticeship
- Trade Science for Apprenticeship
- Basic Rigging
- Plumbing Fused Connections
- Plumbing Mechanical Connections
Mandatory IEC Safety Training for members provided by Health & Safety Training Trust Fund.
- BSO Re certification
- Working at Heights
- Half/Full Mask (Ex. North/3M)
- Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
- Supplied Air
- Confined Space Plus
- Safety Attendant Plus
WELDERS are found on almost every jobsite in North America. These skilled workers cut and join a variety of materials, from steel, cast iron and plastic to complex and specialized products used on projects ranging from pipelines and power plants, to pharmaceutical and computer chip factories—and more. Estimates are that there will be a shortage of skilled and certified welders in North America that could number in the hundreds of thousands. Now is the time to acquire these critical skills.
PLUMBERS perform work that is essential to the health and safety of our citizens. Plumbers install drinking water, waste and ventilating systems, as well as wastewater treatment systems large and small, in homes, offices, schools, hospitals and manufacturing facilities. With a growing focus on green technologies, water conservation and energy efficiency, the demand for plumbers will increase significantly in the years ahead.