Posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 9:42 am
Home » Updates » Welding and Piping Training in Houston » A career in welding and/or pipefitting has many rewards including top scale pay, retirement and medical benefits, job variety, and opportunity for advancement. At Pipefitters Local Union #211, you’ll find the training and education you need to begin a career in welding and piping, ensuring you’ll be reaping the rewards in no time. As a member of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA), a multi-craft union that represents plumbers and pipe, sprinkler, and refrigeration fitters, as well as service technicians, Pipefitters 5 year Union Apprenticeship Training is a top-of-the line program for any aspiring welder or pipefitter. At Pipefitters, apprentices are paid while they train on the job and attend night classes two nights a week or on the weekends. This 5 year course provides each apprentice with extensive hands-on experience and knowledge so that each student will be ready to start a successful career in the welding and piping industry. Members of the Pipefitters JATC Apprentice School work under the protection of a union contract and are provided with insurance, pension, and health and welfare benefits, making the decision to go back to school an easy one. In addition to the training program, members are also offered certification programs in a variety of specialized areas allowing them to enhance their education and training. Receiving the right training and education can open doors for any aspiring welder or pipefitter, whether you want to perform on the job or work your way towards becoming a supervisor, instructor, technician or inspector. Arm yourself with the tools and education you need by joining Pipefitters JATC Apprentice School today! For more information on Pipefitters Local 211 Apprentice School please call (713) 645-1076 or visit the school at 2705 Galveston Road, Houston, TX 77017.