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INTERESTED IN THE PIPING TRADES?

MAYBE
APPRENTICESHIP
IS FOR YOU!

SUCCESS
STARTS HERE

Our registered apprenticeship program provides our apprentices with paid on-the-job training paired with classroom instruction that supports their in-field learning.  

With access to the latest technology and tools in the industry, our training facility teaches state-of-the-art craftsmanship at the highest level.  

We have 50+ instructorsfrom all aspects of the trade that offer their expertise and mentorship. As apprentices obtain more skills, they receive progressive wage increases. With access to the latest technology and tools in the industry, our training facility teaches state-of-the-art craftsmanship at the highest level. We have 50+ instructors from all aspects of the trade that offer their expertise and mentorship. As apprentices obtain more skills, they receive progressive wage increases.
Upon completion of the program (turnout), graduates are highly skilled, well-rounded journeylevel workers. But it does not have to stop there! Our apprenticeship provides the solid foundation that affords our graduates to pursue leadership roles like foreman or superintendent or to transition out of the field in roles like project manager, detailer, business agent and service manager.

A CAREER
HEAD START

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No experience in construction?
Not a problem!
Our apprenticeship allows you to build work experience while you learn. Starting apprentice wage is $30+/hr and includes medical, dental, vision and pension.

NO COLLEGE 
DEBT

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Our program is tuition free!
We provide all your books, lab materials and even a laptop.

MORE THAN 
EDUCATION

As an apprentice at the PTTC you will be a member of UA Local 393 Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR Service Technicians of Santa Clara and San Benito Counties. UA Local 393 has served their community for over 100 years and it was their members' labor that helped build Silicon Valley. The comradery does not stop at the local level. As a UA member you will be part of a national community of +350K piping professionals. 

HEAR FROM OUR APPRENTICES

Kelly
Cody
Daniel
Jonathan
Aster
Michael
Brittany

CHOOSE FROM FOUR DIFFERENT APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

The Plumber protects the health and safety of the community by providing clean water to buildings and the proper removal of wastewater. Our plumbers cover the entire process of installing plumbing systems in new build commercial buildings, from the installation of underground piping to the fixtures.The Plumber protects the health and safety of the community by providing clean water to buildings and the proper removal of wastewater. Our plumbers cover the entire process of installing plumbing systems in new build commercial buildings, from the installation of underground piping to the fixtures.

The Steamfitter protects our environment by properly installing piping and equipment for complex heating/air conditioning and special industrial piping systems for semiconductors, biotechnology, and power generation.The Steamfitter protects our environment by properly installing piping and equipment for complex heating/air conditioning and special industrial piping systems for semiconductors, biotechnology, and power generation.

The HVACR Service Technician is not only responsible for our comfort and indoor air quality, but HVACR equipment is integral in many industries such as manufacturing, tech, R&D and food. They maintain, repair and ensure the energy efficiency of a variety of equipment from small package units to large boxcar units.The HVACR Service Technician is not only responsible for our comfort and indoor air quality, but HVACR equipment is integral in many industries such as manufacturing, tech, R&D and food. They maintain, repair and ensure the energy efficiency of a variety of equipment from small package units to large boxcar units.

The Residential Plumber protects the health and safety of the community through the proper installation of water and waste piping in residential dwellings. Our residential plumbers work on new build residences such as single-family homes, condominiums, apartment buildings or townhouses.

READY TO GET STARTED?

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