Education & Training
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Become a Plumber
The PHCC-PUAC Training Facility offers three apprenticeship programs:
State Approved Apprenticeship Program
PHCC Apprentices are registered with the State of California, Division of Apprenticeship Standards and are certified to work as apprentices on public work projects.
The trainee program is offered to employers who perform residential and/or private commercial work.
Federally Approved Apprenticeship Program
The Federally approved apprenticeship program is in conjunction with the State approved program. The students are registered with the United States, Department of Labor.
Journey Level Certification
The PHCC of California offers the Journey Level Certification Test & Preparation Course.
This is an important opportunity for improved success for both the company owner and the company’s employees, better quality of workmanship and increased overall credibility for the business.
Plumbing Apprentice eLearning
The PHCC Educational Foundation offers plumbing apprentice eLearning courses in select California counties* for apprentices who need a non-traditional method of receiving apprenticeship-related instruction.
The eLearning courses offer enhanced course quality and give students fast feedback on performance.
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Ride & Decide Program
The Ride & Decide Program pairs students with trade industry contractors to allow them to experience the trade while assisting in paid work functions during their summer school break.
Students can get a combination of on-the- job apprentice training with specific college courses. Careful planning saves families hard-earned dollars, helps the economy, and gives a young person a jump start to their future.