The Local 5 Apprenticeship Program is a five year program.

Upon acceptance in the apprenticeship program the apprentice will be placed with a Local 5 Signatory Contractor for paid on-the-job training. Apprentices will attend weekly training courses. Training courses are held one day a week from 6:00am – 2:30pm. The academic calendar year begins in September and ends in July.

Apprentices receive required certification classes and obtain Journeypersons Licenses:

  • Medical Gas Certification

  • Cross Connection and Backflow Prevention

  • CFC Certification

  • Welding Certification

  • OSHA/Safety Certifications

  • Journeyworker Plumbing License

  • Journeyworker Gasfitter License

  • Diversity Awareness

  • CPR/First Aid

  • 45 College Credits