To work as a pipelayer, you typically need to:
- complete short-term, on-the-job training.
Education after high school
No formal education is required beyond high school.
Most pipelayers learn their skills informally on the job from an experienced worker. During training, you learn how to:
- prepare and grade trenches; and
- lay pipe for drains, sewers, and water mains.
Training generally lasts up to one month.