Apprenticeship Application Description

Thank you for inquiring about an apprenticeship with the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 434. Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. Plumbers are required to take 572 hours of day school training and 260 hours of night school training and have a total of 8,000 work hours. Steamfitters are required to take 624 hours of day school, up to 300 hours of night school and have 8,124 work hours. Each apprenticeship is five years in length.

It is your responsibility to find a contractor that will start your apprenticeship.

          1. Complete the three page application and follow the directions in the packet.

          2. Send a copy of your High School Transcript to

          3. Send in your ACT or Accuplacer scores taken within the last 5 years to

          4. Contact Gary Korn with any questions.




*This Online Application Form is only one step of the application process - be sure to review the entire application and instructions to complete your application.

You will need to fill out the Apprenticeship Application EEOC and Disclosure form in this packet and return it us as soon as possible by email to The enclosed apprentice application and the EEOC Information should also be forwarded to your local Technical College.

More apprenticeship information is available at We can also email or send you a hard copy of our apprentice application packet.


Nondiscrimination Policy on Informational Materials.

Educational 501(c)(3) organizations, such as the Fund, need to include a statement of the organization's nondiscrimination policy on all materials and publications used to inform prospective students or apprentices. A racial nondiscrimination policy is required for 501(c)(3) educational organizations and additional nondiscrimination requirements are provided under the Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEO") regulations. Such a notice may read:

Equal Opportunity Pledge
The Fund will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, arrest or conviction record, membership in the armed forces, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person age 40 years old or older, or on any other basis protected by applicable law.

The Fund will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and operate the apprenticeship program as required under 29 CFR part 30 and the equal employment opportunity rules of the state of Wisconsin.

Statement of 501(c)(3) Nondiscriminatory Policy

The Fund admits apprentices of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to apprentices in the Fund's apprenticeship programs. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other Fund-administered programs.