Plumbers Union Local No. 690
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Program Length: 5 years
When you accept applications: Applications are available only once a year during the 2nd and 3rd weeks of January every year. Applicants must pick up the application in person and must present a valid photo ID to obtain the application.
Do you accept online applications? No
For our program, the minimum entry requirements are as follows:
- 18 Years of age.
- High School graduate or equivalent.
- Good moral character.
- Good physical condition.
Plumbing involves installation and repair of a wide variety of piping systems and equipment. The majority of plumbing work is in the commercial segment of building construction. From layout (or even design) preparation to final installation of fixtures and equipment. A plumber practices daily, all of the mental and physical skills acquired through a structured learning process during the five-year apprenticeship period. The layout and installation of piping materials, plumbing fixtures and mechanical equipment are learned on the job. Blueprint reading, drawing, trade- math, related systems theory and selected manipulative skills are taught in the related training school program.