Plumber Apprenticeship Programs in California

Plumber Apprenticeship Programs in California – California Plumbing License

Updated October 2016

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
www.ajtraining.org

United Association
1246 Locust Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813
Tel 562-436-1082
www.ua.org

UA Plumbers 78
1111 James M. Wood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tel 213-688-9090
http://www.uaplumber78.com/tp60/page.asp?ID=293108

United Association
1955 N. Ventura Avenue
Ventura, CA 93001
Tel 805-643-6345
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
18931 Laurel Park Road
Compton, CA 90220
Tel 323-636-9871
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
1035 N. Niagara
Burbank, CA 91505
Tel 818-843-8670
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
170 W. San Jose Ave., #303
Claremont, CA 91711
Tel 909-625-2493
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
6225 Federal Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92114
Tel 619-262-7589
http://www.ua.org/

UA Local 364
223 South Rancho
Colton, CA 92324
Tel 909-825-0359
http://www.ualocal364.org/

United Association
3008 Sillect Avenue, Ste 100
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Tel 661-589-3824
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
3904 West First Street
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Tel 714-775-5564
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
3710 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Tel 805-543-2416
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
512 Pioneer Court
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Tel 805-965-6816
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
401 Nebraska Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Tel 707-644-4071
http://www.ua.org/

United Association
8750 Younger Creek Drive
Sacramento, CA 95828
Tel 916-383-1102
http://www.ua.org/

UA342
935 Detroit Avenue
Concord, CA 94518
Tel 925-686-0730
http://ua342.org

Pipe Trades Training
780 Commercial Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Tel 408-453-6330
http://www.pipetradestraining.org/

United Association
1308 Roman Way
Martinez, CA 94553
Tel 925-229-0883
http://www.ua.org/

UA Local 467
1519 Rollins Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
Tel 650-692-0442
http://www.ualocal467.org/

UA Local 438
2660 Newhall Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
Tel 415-562-3838
http://www.ualocal438.org


For more information, visit Cal Apprenticeship.org