Join Plumbers Local Union #8 with little or no experience. Applicants who are accepted will enter into a five-year apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor. Apprentices will learn both through classroom and on-the-job instruction. They will work during the day and attend classes two nights a week, four hours a night. This is a highly rewarding, well-paying career and when you complete your five years, you will be an active journeyperson of a proud and noble trade union.



The applicant must be 18 years of age prior to the month they apply. Copy of birth certificate is required.


The applicant must be a high school graduate or have passed a high school equivalency test (GED). Copy of diploma or GED certificate with scores and high school transcripts is required.

Urinalysis Test

Each conditionally accepted applicant will be required to take a urinalysis test for drugs. Any applicant who has a positive urinalysis test or refuses to take a test, will not be admitted. The test is provided at no cost to the applicant.

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