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Become a Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Expert!

Have you always been interested in the trade industry? Whether you are fresh out of high school and looking for options or you are contemplating a career shift, Copper Cottage is here to help you. As one of the leading plumbing, heating, and air conditioning experts in the area, we offer a comprehensive apprenticeship program where you can earn while you learn from the best of the best in the industry. Our mission is to turn apprentices into trained craftsmen with a diverse set of skills to handle a range of piping projects, including service and repair of plumbing and cooling systems, installation of fixtures, and complete design-and-build of water and gas piping in homes and commercial properties.

For more information, contact us at 605-221-0958

Benefits of Our Apprenticeship Program

Our Trades Academy program runs from September through May. Every apprentice is required to attend classes two days a month for four years, or a minimum of 644 hours, while also completing a minimum of 40 hours per work week. The courses include both theoretical and textbooks studies as well as practical application and training taught by our experienced Journeymen and technicians here at the Copper Cottage office.

What are the benefits of our piping apprenticeship?

  • Receiving valuable training for a career

  • Getting paid while you train

  • Obtaining a license

  • Becoming self-reliant

  • Having the opportunity to earn as much as a college graduate does without the exorbitant tuition fees

  • Experiencing the satisfaction of working or building something with your hands

  • Gaining respect and recognition from your co-workers

Our apprenticeship program also opens plenty of potential career paths for you in the future including becoming a Journeyman, Foreman, Superintendent, Estimator, Project Manager, Teacher, and more.

Get a Spot in Our Training Program Today!

If you are at least 18 years old and a high school graduate or have a high school equivalency certificate (G.E.D.), you are eligible to join our apprenticeship program. Your responsibilities include being on the job site every day and on-time. You must also be ready, willing, and able to work productively. We also look at how hard you strive to become a skilled craftsperson in the industry.

Are you ready to learn from our plumbing, heating, and air conditioning team? Call Copper Cottage at (605) 221-0958 to

get started on your application!