Training Program



Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 633 Education and Training Center

UA University

Local 633 Apprentice Programs

Our Apprentices are required to spend 8,500 hours on the job, under supervision, over a 5 year period; as well as successfully completing 246 hours of related classroom instruction during each of the years.

Apprentices will be paid while on the job, at a rate which is determined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement in effect at the time, and based on the number of years they have been in the program.

During the 5 year apprenticeship over $20,000 is spent to educate each apprentice. The only cost to the apprentice is the price of the books.


Basic requirements to apply are as follows:

  1. Must be 18 years of age the year of application.
  2. Hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate and provide certified copy of transcripts
  3. Present service discharge papers DD-214 if applicable
  4. Be a legal citizen of the United States of America
  5. Physically able to perform the work of the trade.
  6. Successful completion of WorkKeys examination. Module grades needed are: Applied Mathematics (4); Reading (4); and Locating Information (4)
  7. Must pass 10-panel drug test prior to entering program and subsequent random testing
  8. Possess a valid driver's license


Training Director: Jeremy Young

Instructors: Chris Ranburger, Jacob Puckett, Rob Phillips, John Schwartz, Jeremy Reynolds,