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. We can assist with finding a contractorand contractors that are looking for applicants. For more information CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION AND INSTRUCTIONS.


*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.

Because the State of Wisconsin is encouraging us to recruit minorities, we ask that you fill out the Apprenticeship Application EEOC Supplemental Information page in this packet and return it us as soon as possible either by mail or fax. 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.