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Begin your plumbing apprenticeship with all the skills you need to succeed! In the CrossPurpose free training program, you’ll take courses and receive job training to prepare you for a career in the plumbing industry. If you’re looking for a job in the plumbing industry, the CrossPurpose plumbing training course is the place for you. If you’re ready to pay $0 for excellent training in Colorado and start your new plumbing career in less than six months, you can apply for CrossPurpose today!

Free, hands-on pre-apprenticeship training to launch your plumbing career and change your life

Why enroll in pre-apprentice plumbing training?

The plumbing profession is an in demand career in the construction industry. Colorado plumbers and pipefitters can make anywhere from $14.00-$33.00/hour. The industry is also expected to grow 34% over the next ten years, leading to more job openings and opportunities for career advancement to meet the high demand.

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Get paid while you learn

The CrossPurpose plumbing training program is unique because we not only cover the costs of training, but also pay you while you learn. Unlike a trade school or community college, you can complete your training without incurring any expenses. Instead, you’ll receive the free training you need to become a certified Colorado plumber with long-term job security.

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About Our Plumbing Certification Program

The CrossPurpose plumbing training program begins with three weeks of personal mindset and professional development training classes that cover a wide range of topics:

  • Mindset growth
  • Financial health and literacy
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Writing personal brand and goal statements
  • Resume building
  • Interviewing
  • Tech and digital skills
  • Sharing your story
  • Public speaking
  • And much more!

What you will learn

After completing this portion of the program, you’ll embark on your plumbing program skills training, in which you’ll gain six weeks of hands-on training with the Master’s Apprentice. You’ll receive on-the-job training through field trips and site visits while learning from experienced trades instructors.

Upon completion of your six-week training program, you’ll be prepared to:

  • Begin work as a plumbing pre-apprentice
  • Assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems
  • Have a working knowledge of Colorado plumbing codes
  • Read blueprints, specifications, and technical drawings
  • And more!

What You Can Do with Certification

After finishing your CrossPurpose plumbing training program, you will be ready for work as a plumbing pre-apprentice. By staying in the field, you will earn apprenticeship hours towards certification as a residential plumber, journeyman plumber (with journeyman plumber examination), and eventually master plumber.

Possible Careers Include:

  • Plumbing Apprentice
  • Pipefitting Apprentice
  • Residential Plumbing
  • Journeyman Plumber
  • Journeyman Pipefitter
  • Master Plumber
  • Master Pipefitter

Course Details

Class Schedule

  • Monday-Thursday, 9am – 1pm for first 6 weeks of personal development
  • Wednesday evenings from 6pm – 8pm for duration of the program for class participation with other students.

You will attend hands on training for six weeks at the Master’s Apprentice workshop.

After completing your plumbing skill training, you will continue on the job training in the apprenticeship program on your way to becoming a Colorado plumber.

Course Requirements

  • Meet all CrossPurpose admissions requirements
  • Complete a background check
  • 6th grade Math/Reading level
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Manual dexterity
  • Physical stamina
  • Some felonies and drug charges can be an issue
  • No domestic violence, assault, or child abuse charges on your record
  • Must be interested in working full-time in the plumbing field

why crosspurpose?

Fresh start

Getting a fresh start for your future shouldn’t cost you thousands of dollars. At CrossPurpose, we provide you with free plumbing training courses and help you begin your career as a certified plumber.

Leading Edge

Our plumbing training program gives you the leading edge in your job search by providing you with valuable experience and important certifications. You will have an understanding of plumbing work and a working knowledge of Colorado plumbing codes.

Remove Barriers

CrossPurpose is invested in helping you succeed in your goals for your career. Our free training removes barriers like expensive classes and lengthy programs that delay your entry into the workforce without sacrificing quality for speed.

The Only Free Program

We collaborate with experts in the industry and local partners to develop a comprehensive program that will give you the best start possible for your future as a plumber. You can even earn a stipend while you learn, making it easier for you to focus on your education.



CrossPurpose offers this program to individuals in the Denver metro area. If you are outside of this area, please feel free to contact us. We may be able to point you to resources in your community.


  • Meet all CrossPurpose admissions requirements
  • Complete a background check
  • 6th grade Math/Reading level
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Manual dexterity
  • Physical stamina
  • Some felonies and drug charges can be an issue
  • No domestic violence, assault, or child abuse charges on your record
  • Shot records and TB test
  • Ready to work full-time in the field as a plumber


You can start right now! Fill out an application by clicking the button below to get started. One of our enrollment specialists will help you find the next available program.

What Our Graduates Are Saying

“I now work for Design Mechanical as an apprentice plumber. My dream for the future is to get my license with honors and get the pipefitter and welding licenses as well.”

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