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.

 

Bricklayers

Southern California Brick Masons Apprenticeship & Training Program
11818 Clark St. #B
Arcadia, CA 91006
626-856-5750
www.dir.ca.gov

Boilermakers

Boilermakers Local 92 Apprenticeship Program
2260 S. Riverside Ave.
Bloomington, CA 92316
909-877-9382
www.boilermakerslocal92.com/Training.html

Electricians

Electrical Training Institute of Southern California
6023 Garfield Ave.
Commerce, CA 90040
323-221-5881
www.laett.com

Electricians Local 40 Training Trust
5643 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
818-762-4239
www.ibewlocal40.org

Elevator Constructors

Southern California Elevator Constructor Joint Apprenticeship
1270 Lincoln Ave., #500
Pasadena, CA 91102
626-449-4404
www.dir.ca.gov

Heat & Frost

Southern California Heat & Frost Insulators & Firestoppers Allied Workers
670 E. Foothill Blvd., #3
Azusa, CA 91703
626-334-6884
www.dir.ca.gov

Ironworkers

Field Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program Local 416 and Local 433
5555 Fresca Dr.
La Palma, CA 90623
714-228-9744
www.ironworkers433.org/Laborers

Southern California Laborers Apprenticeship Program
1385 W. Sierra Madre Ave.
Azusa, CA 91702
626-610-1700
www.laborerstrainingschool.com

Operating Engineers

Operating Engineers Training Trust
2190 S. Pellissier Place
Whittier, CA 90601
562-695-0611
www.oett.net/Pages/Apprenticeship-Info.aspx

 

Painters & Allied Trades

District Council 36 Glaziers L.U. 636
Joint Apprenticeship Trust

11366 Markon Dr.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
714-894-4017
www.dc36.org/Apprenticeship.htm

Painters and Allied Trades So. California
Floor Covering Crafts Joint
Apprenticeship & Training

14906 Spring Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
562-623-9244
www.iupat.org

Painters and Allied Trades Tradeshow & Sign Crafts Local 831 Apprenticeship Program
11366 Markon Dr.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
714-894-4094
www.local831training.org

Southern California Painters, Drywall & Glaziers Apprenticeship Training Center
2077 S. Yates Ave.
City of Commerce, CA 90040
323-727-2811
www.dc36.org/Apprenticeship.htm

Pipe Trades

Fire Sprinklers Joint Apprenticeship Committee
12140 Rivera Rd.
Whittier, CA 90606
562-698-9909
www.sprinklerfitters709.org

Piping Industry Progress & Education (P.I.P.E.)
501 Shatto Place, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90020-1713
213-382-5255
www.pipecareers.com

UA Local 250 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program
2220 S. Hill St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
213-747-0291
www.ua250.org/apprentice_refrig.html

UA Local 250 Steamfitters & Welders Apprenticeship Program
18355 S. Figueroa St.
Gardena, CA 90248
310-660-0035
www.ua250.org/apprentice_steam.html

UA Local 345 Los Angeles Landscape Irrigation Sewer Storm Drain Apprenticeship Program
1430 Huntington Dr.
Duarte, CA 91010
626-357-9345
www.ua345.org

UA Local 78 Plumbers
Apprenticeship Program
1111 W. James M. Wood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213-688-9090
www.uaplumber78.com

 

Plasterers & Cement Masons

Plastering Industry Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program
1610 W. Holt Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
909-865-1773
www.plastererslocal200.org/apprenticeship.html

Southern California Cement Masons
Joint Apprenticeship Program
5417 Peck Rd.
Arcadia, CA 91006
626-444-4600
www.cmscapprenticeship.org

Roofers

Southern California Roofers & Waterproofers Joint Apprenticeship
& Training Program
1315 E. Grand Ave.
Pomona, CA 91766
909-469-9847
www.dir.ca.gov

Sheet Metal Workers

Los Angeles Sheet Metal Workers’ Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program
633 N. Baldwin Park Blvd.
City of Industry, CA 91746
626-968-3340
www.socalsma.org/app.htm