School

Proudly Training Students Since 1902

Plumbers Local 210 JATC has been turning out the best plumbers in the trade since 1902. In 2009 we built a brand new state of the art training facility to further improve the learning experience.  Our program allows our students to "earn while you learn", letting them work and attend classes. We are always looking for hardworking men and women to join our program and look forward to hearing from you.

If you are already working in the trade, please follow the link at the bottom of this page.

The next application dates will be:

January 2019

Wednesday 2nd 4-7pm
Thursday 3rd 4-7pm
Friday 4th 4-7pm
Tuesday 8th 1-4pm
Wednesday 9th 1-4pm
Thursday 10th 1-4pm
Friday 11th 1-4pm
Tuesday 15th 9am-noon
Wednesday 16th 9am-noon
Thursday 17th 9am-noon

 

 

TERMS OF THE APPRENTICESHIP

ê First year students attend school every Monday for a normal school year. The student works in the field Tuesday thru Friday with overtime as work is available.

ê Second thru fifth year students work Monday thru Friday with overtime as work is available and attend classes two nights a week.

ê 80% Grade point average for each subject is required.

ê Class attendance is mandatory.

ê 8500 hours of on the job training is required over the 5 year period.

ê Progressive pay increases after the first semester based on grades, monthly progress, & attendance.

* Starting wage for 2019 $13.76

 

Plan of Study for our 5 year apprenticeship program
How to apply
STEP #1
Requirements
Applications only taken for 10 days each January
$25 application fee
17 years old to apply
18 years old to begin program
High School Diploma or GED
Drug Free
Background Screen will be performed
Valid Drivers License (standard insurance, not a high risk. Our contractors must be able to insure you to drive their vehicles)
How to apply
STEP #2
What to bring
Please return the completed application and following documents only on the application days . We will not accept them any other time and you must return the application in person (friend/relatives may not return them for you).
1. Completed Application (can be printed off the website school page or filled out in person)
PLU210.ORG    School page
2. Copy of Driver’s license
3. A copy of your birth certificate or other such document for proof of age.
4. A copy of your high school diploma (and college diploma if applicable).
5. High school transcripts
Transcripts must have the raised seal or may be in a sealed envelope from your school. Please note that if your school is mailing the transcripts directly to our office they must arrive prior to the application date, you can call to verify their arrival. Or GED Certificate with official report of test results.
6. Copy of Military transfer or discharge form DD-214 if applicable.
*Please note – the requested COPY items need to be copies, we will not make them for you.
How to apply
STEP #3
Interview
 
The Interview times will be scheduled after background screening results are complete.
Passing a drug screen will be required as a condition of employment and issued randomly throughout your training. This screen is administered by the BCRC at no cost. Masking the test or diluting of it will be considered a failure. 
All apprentice and journeyman plumbers in Indiana must carry an Indiana State Plumbing License before performing work according to the law.
The application contains criminal background   questions you must answer. The Indiana Plumbing Commission will review and grant or deny your license request. If denied, by law you cannot work as a plumber in Indiana. The State of Indiana application can be viewed here: http://www.in.gov/pla/2761.htm
If you have read this document fully and still have a question, please contact Lee Culver
 

 

2019 Application Packet
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