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Sprinkler System Installer


The Sprinkler System Installer Program is designed to teach a student how to install and repair fire protection sprinkler systems in a variety of buildings and settings. Students will learn how to work with piping, tubing, accessories and connections.

The Sprinkler System Installer Program can usually be completed within a 4 year time frame. Approx. 24 weeks of the program are designated to in-class lectures. After graduation, the Sprinkler System Installer will know how to test sprinkler and fire protection systems for leaks with air or liquid pressure.

A Sprinkler System Installer will also know how to work with automatic, deluge or open sprinklers, foam, fog and carbon dioxide systems, wet or dry standpipes, and inside hose pipe systems.

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Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Wage: $52,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 0.3%
Self Employed: 0.3%
Unemployment Rate: 0.5%
Employed Part Time: 0.5%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
Wage: $38,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 7.5%
Self Employed: 21.5%
Unemployment Rate: 4.4%
Employed Part Time: 9.8%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
Wage: $26,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.8%
Self Employed: 0.1%
Unemployment Rate: 10.7%
Employed Part Time: 22.7%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training