Plumbing. A Pipeline to Success.
As long as we need water, we’ll need plumbers. As a journeyman plumber, you can practice your trade anywhere in Wisconsin, the US or the world. With experience and further training, you can advance into positions such as:
- Master Plumber
Become an Apprentice
A plumbing apprenticeship is like a scholarship in an important American industry. It’s an honor to be selected for a PPC apprenticeship. As an apprentice, you’ll be paid while you learn and you’ll receive benefits. Our program includes on-the-job training and classroom instruction in either day or night courses.
The on-the-job training portion of your apprenticeship includes 7560 hours of the following:
- installation of plumbing fixtures and appliances
- design and construction of sewer, drain-water-and-vent and water supply systems
- mechanics and installation of water heaters and treatment equipment
- diagnosis and repair of plumbing systems
The 800 hours of classroom instruction focuses on:
- safe handling of tools, equipment and materials
- drafting skills
- blueprint reading
- Math, Chemistry and Applied Physics
- State Plumbing Code and regulations
How to Get Started
Plumbers Local 75 holds an orientation session for those interested in pursuing a career in plumbing on the first Friday of every month. For information on times and locations, or just to learn more about plumbing careers, click here.