A career in piping and welding is a tough, yet rewarding path for motivated, determined students. Pipefitting and welding are highly respected trades and apprenticeships are the best way to receive the necessary education and hands on training needed to succeed.
Pipefitters Local 211 is a local union in the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA), proving to be one of the best pipefitting and welding unions in the country. Pipefitters Local 211’s JATC Apprentice School is one of the premier programs of its kind, offering its students a 5 years comprehensive program which will equip all of its students with the skills needed to become a successful tradesman.
At the JATC Apprentice School, students get paid while they train on the job and attend night classes two nights a week or on the weekend. And since Pipefitters is part of the union, students are also protected under the union contract, receiving insurance, pension and health and welfare benefits.
A career as a Pipefitter, Welder or HVAC Service Technician will provide you with the opportunity to hone your skills and advance in your career as you work your way towards becoming a project supervisor, technician, instructor or inspector. In addition, since pipefitting and welding are highly transferrable trades, you will also have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in a variety of industries. With the promise of potential job advancement and job variability, a career in pipefitting or welding is guaranteed to be interesting, fun and rewarding!
For more information on Pipefitters Local 211 Apprentice School please call (713) 645-0201 or visit the school at 2507 Galveston Road, Houston, TX 77017.