The Plumbers, Steamfitters, Boilermakers, and Carpenters Unions are all accepting applications, some only for a limited time in January 2020. See the below links for additional information. Returning citizens are encouraged to apply.
- Steamfitters 420 Union:
October 28, 2019 to April 23, 2020 from 7:30am-4:00pm.
Go here to apply: http://lu420.com/training.aspx?zone=Training&elID=920#e920
- Local 13 Boilermakers Union:
Applications are distributed on the last Wednesday of every month from 9:00am-12:00pm.
Go here to apply: https://boilermakers13.org/apprenticeship.aspx
- Carpenters & Joiners Joint Apprentice Committee (JAC):
January 14-February 1, 2020 from 8:00am-12:00pm. The testing date is Saturday, March 7, 2020. Applicants must apply in person with a $35.00 money order and photo ID.
Go here for additional information: https: www.carpentersofphila.com/become-an-apprentice/ or call 215-824-2303.
All programs require good math skills (measurements, fractions, decimals, geometry)
See the helpful links to online math lessons here:https://www.carpentersofphila.com/apprentice-resources/math-for-the-trades/or visit your local library, adult education center, or workforce development office for assistance.