Pipe Trades Career Path

New Year New Career

A new year gives an opportunity for a fresh start. If one of your resolutions is to find a better job, why not make 2022 the year you start a new career with one of the Wisconsin Pipe Trades affiliated unions? This video gives a sprinkler fitter career overview.

Become A VIP

Wisconsin’s VIP Program helps veterans, reservists, and National Guard members obtain the skills needed for a rewarding career in the pipe trades. This 18 week accelerated training in plumbing, welding, HVAC/R and fire sprinkler fitting is recognized by the Department of Defense and Department of Labor. This video features UA Pipe Fabrication Training. #UAApprenticeships 

UA 400 Welding And Pipe Fabrication Training

This video features UA 400 Welding and Pipe Fabrication Training. We first visit the Training Center where Business Mgr. Trevor Martin talks about available apprenticeship programs. Next, we check out on-the-job training at Bassett Mechanical with company President Kim Bassett and Fabrication Foreman Cody Blauert. Finally, apprentice Maddy DeJardin talks about working for Bassett as a steamfitter while training at UA 400 and her experience with their …

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Veterans In Piping Program At UA 400

The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) has partnered with the US Military to create the Veterans In Piping Program. UA 400 is a proud partner in the program which provides returning veterans with 18 weeks of accelerated training in the pipe trades consisting of 6 weeks of classroom instruction and 12 weeks …

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What Happens After Apprenticeship

Wisconsin Pipe Trades affiliated unions offer 5 year apprenticeships in plumbing, steamfitting, sprinkler fitting, pipe fabrication and HVAC service. Apprentices are paid while they train on the job as well as classroom instruction. Those who successfully complete their program become Journeymen with a hefty increase in pay and job security. Some disciplines require state certification. In …

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UA Local 400 High School Open House

UA Local 400 is active in early recruiting with their Youth Apprentice Program, as well as Career Open Houses for high school students. In today’s video, Jack Zeinert, a UA Local 400 fabrication apprentice, speaks to high school students at the UA Local 400 Career Open House about his experience in the pipe trades.#JoinUA400 #UAApprenticeships

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