Training

Classes available for our members at our state of the art training facility

Our Training Mission

It is the mission of the Tulsa Pipe Trades Training School to meet the education needs of plumbers, pipe fitters, welders, and refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics. This is achieved through careful instruction by qualified instructors who are committed to the journeymen members needed to upgrade their skills as the industry demands.

Why Choose Us?

Through training excellence and maintaining strict education standards, we contribute to a strong Tulsa community and economy. We are proud of the role we play in providing good jobs and a secure future for our students.

The intensive 5-year apprenticeship program provides opportunities for non-college bound youth to have challenging and well-paying careers with a secure future in today’s economy.

Basic Curriculum of the Apprenticeship Training Program

First Year Plumber, Pipe Fitter, and HVAC / Refrigeration Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Job Safety and Health
  • Use and Care of Tools
  • Heritage
  • Rigging and Signaling
  • Pipe Materials, Fittings, Valves, Hangers, Supports and Fasteners

Section Two

  • Related Math
  • Soldering and Brazing
  • Blueprint Reading
Second Year Plumber and Pipe Fitter Related Instruction

Section One

  • Related Science
  • Instrument and Tube
  • Basic Electricity
Third Year Plumber Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Drainage Gas
  • Installations

Section Two

  • Water Supply and Back-Flow Prevention
  • Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances. Installation, Controls, and Accessories
Fourth Year – Plumber Related Instruction

Section One

Pumps
Advanced Blueprint Reading and Layout

Section Two

2006 Plumbing Code

Third Year Pipe Fitter Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Gas Installation
  • Pumps and Hydronics
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Section Two

  • Controls for Mechanical Controls and Refrigeration Equipment
  • Steam Systems
  • Mechanical Code
Fourth Year – Pipe Fitter Related Instruction

Sections One and Two

  • Shielded Metal-Arc Welding
Fifth Year – Plumber Apprentice Related Instruction

• Shielded Metal-Arc Welding

Fifth Year – Pipe Fitter Apprentice Related Instruction

Sections One and Two

  • Gas Tungsten Arc, Micro-Wire Welding
First Year HVAC / Refrigeration Technician Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Job Safety and Health
  • Use and Care of Tools
  • Heritage
  • Rigging and Signaling
  • Pipe Materials, Fittings, Valves, Hangers, Supports and Fasteners

Section Two

Related Math
Soldering and Brazing
Blueprint Reading

Second Year HVAC / Refrigeration Technician Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Related Science and Math
  • Customer Service
  • Pneumatics

Section Two

  • Electricity / Service
Third Year HVAC / Refrigeration Technician Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Refrigeration

Section Two

  • Air Conditioning and Chillers
Fourth Year HVAC / Refrigeration Technician Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Conservation and Safe Handling of Refrigerants
  • Gas Installation
  • Boiler and Steam Systems

Section Two

  • Mechanical Code and State Test Study Guides
Fifth Year HVAC / Refrigeration Technician Apprentice Related Instruction

Section One

  • Electrical Control and Troubleshooting
  • Air and Water Balance

Contact the school

Feel free to contact us by email by sending an e-mail to mike@tulsapipetrades.com or call us at (918) 622-4060.

If you are interested in applying for training, application forms are available for pickup
Monday – Friday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays) at
Tulsa Pipe Trades School located at 8602 E. 46th Street in Tulsa, OK 74145.