Plumber Apprenticeship Programs in California

Plumber Apprenticeship Programs in California – California Plumbing License

Updated July 2021

Plumber Apprenticeship programs provide a great way to enter the plumbing field. There are plumbing apprenticeship programs throughout California.

Common qualifications/requirements to become an apprentice plumber in California include:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Be physically able to perform the work of the trade
  • Able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Able to attend training classes
  • Show a valid California driver’s license
  • Demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.

Benefits of Joining a Plumber Apprenticeship Program

  • Good wages (see salaries for plumbers)
  • On the job training
  • Hands on supervision and instruction
  • Classroom instruction
  • Health benefits
  • Retirement benefits

Apprentice Program Duration

Five (5) years, the apprentice will work 9000 hours of on-the-job training and attend 1080 hours of related training classes.

Apprentice plumber program requirements may vary in different areas. Please contact the program in your area for specifics.

 List of Plumber Apprenticeship Programs in California

AJ Training
18931 Laurel Park Road
Compton, CA 90220
Tel 310-604-0892

Santa Barbara County Pipe Trades J.A.C
93 Thomas Rd
Buellton, CA 93427
Tel 805-688-1470

United Association
1246 Locust Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813
Tel 562-436-1082

UA Plumbers 78
1111 James M. Wood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tel 213-688-9090

United Association
1955 N. Ventura Avenue
Ventura, CA 93001
Tel 805-643-6345

United Association
18931 Laurel Park Road
Compton, CA 90220
Tel 323-636-9871

United Association
1035 N. Niagara
Burbank, CA 91505
Tel 818-843-8670

United Association
170 W. San Jose Ave., #303
Claremont, CA 91711
Tel 909-625-2493

United Association
6225 Federal Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92114
Tel 619-262-7589

UA Local 343
220 Peabody Rd.
Vacaville, CA 95687
Tel 707-557-0509

UA Local 364
223 South Rancho
Colton, CA 92324
Tel 909-825-0359

UA Local 398
8590 Utica Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
David Hanson
Tel 909-945-5557

United Association
3008 Sillect Avenue, Ste 100
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Tel 661-589-3824

United Association
3904 West First Street
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Tel 714-775-5564

United Association
3710 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Tel 805-543-2416

United Association
512 Pioneer Court
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Tel 805-965-6816

United Association
401 Nebraska Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Tel 707-644-4071

United Association
8750 Younger Creek Drive
Sacramento, CA 95828
Tel 916-383-1102

935 Detroit Avenue
Concord, CA 94518
Tel 925-686-0730

Pipe Trades Training
780 Commercial Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Tel 408-453-6330

United Association
1308 Roman Way
Martinez, CA 94553
Tel 925-229-0883

UA Local 467
1519 Rollins Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
Tel 650-692-0442

UA Local 438
2660 Newhall Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
Tel 415-562-3838

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