The Building Trades Apprenticeship and Training programs are some of the best deals around when it comes to training for a lasting and satisfying career. Instead of paying tens of thousands of dollars for a traditional college education, apprentices get paid to learn, while training for good middle class jobs that offer health and retirement benefits. If you’re interested in becoming the next generation of skilled crafts workers to build our new schools, bridges and high rises, contact the following apprenticeship programs. Find out what it takes to make the first step towards a brighter and more secure future.

 

Boilermakers

Boilermakers Local 13 Apprenticeship Program
2300 New Falls Rd.
Newportville, PA 19056
215-785-5536
www.boilermakers13.org/apprenticeship.aspx

Bricklayers & Allied Crafts

Bricklayers and Allied Crafts Local 1 Training Center
2702 Black Lake Pl.
Philadelphia, PA 19154
215-330-0544
www.bac-1.org/Membership/Training-Center.aspx

Carpenters & Allied Crafts

Carpenters Apprentice School of Philadelphia & Vicinity
10501 Decatur Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19154
215-824-2300
www.carpentersofphila.com/become-an-apprentice

Elevator Constructors

Elevator Constructors Local 5 Training Center
12273 Townsend Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19154
215-676-2555
www.iuec5.com/training.aspx

Electricians

Local 98 NECA/IBEW Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program
1719 Spring Garden St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-567-6405
www.atei98.org/index.html

Heat & Frost Insulators

Heat & Frost Insulators Local 14 Joint Apprenticeships Training Center
2014 Hornig Rd.  
Philadelphia, PA 19116 
215-289-4303
www.local-14.org/training.html

Ironworkers

Ironworkers Local 401 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
11602 Norcom Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19154
215-676-3000
www2.local401.com/?page_id=22

Laborers

Laborers' District Council (LDC) Education & Training Center's Apprenticeship Training Program
500 E. Lincoln Hwy.
Exton, PA 19341
610-524-0404
http://www.ldc-phila-vic.org/Member-Training/apprenticeship.cfm

 

 

Operating Engineers

Operating Engineers Local 542 Training & Apprenticeship Program
1375 Virginia Dr., Suite 206
Fort Washington, PA 19034
215-591-5282
www.iuoe542.com/training-apprenticeship

Painters, Finishers, Glaziers and & Allied Crafts

Finishing Trades Institute
2190 Hornig Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19116
215-501-0130
www.fti.edu

Finishing Trades Institute of Western Pennsylvania
101 Ewing Rd.
Carnegie, PA 15106
412-276-5758
www.ftiofwpa.com

Pipe Trades

Plumbers Local 690 Joint Apprentice Training Committee
2791 Southampton Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19154
215-677-6900
www.plumbers690.org/training.aspx

UA Local 692 Sprinkler Fitters Apprenticeship Program
14004 McNulty Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19154
215-673-9565
www.sprinklerfitters692.org/training.aspx

Steamfitters Local 420 Training Center
14420 Townsend Rd., Suite C
Philadelphia, PA 19154
267-350-4200
www.lu420.com/training.aspx#mid

Plasterers & Cement Masons

Local 592 Cement Masons and Plasterers Union Apprenticeship Program
2843 Snyder Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19145
215-468-0235
http://opcmia592.com/training-center/apprenticeship-program

Roofers & Waterproofers

Roofers Local 30 Apprenticeship Training Center
2751 E Juniata St.
Philadelphia, PA 19137
215-288-8005
http://apprentice.org/roofers.html

Sheet Metal Workers

Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Apprentice Training Center
1301 South Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-952-1950
http://www.smartlu19.org/philadelphia-training.html

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