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Although opportunities for direct experience in this occupation are rare for those in high school, there are ways to explore the field. Speaking to an experienced plumber or pipefitter will give you a clearer picture of day-to-day work in this field. Pursuing hobbies with a mechanical aspect will help you determine how much you like such hands-on work. Students can also learn more about the plumbing field through the Skilled Trades Career Exploring program that the organization Learning for Life offers. Students who are 14 to 20 years old are matched to a career program and training post in the field that most interests them. Visit http://www.exploring.org/exploring-discover-future/skilled-trades-career-exploring for more information. 

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