The PHCC of Nevada Education Foundation was created in 2008 as the vehicle for all of the educational activities of the plumbing heating cooling industry. The foundation is a nonprofit association and has been granted tax exempt status under the IRS Code Section 501(c)(3). This designation means that all contributions made to the foundation will be tax exempt as a charitable contribution. This designation is retroactive to September 2008 when the application was submitted.
Plumbing Apprenticeship Training Program
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Nevada Education Foundation may be taking applications from the public in July of 2011 for the 2011 class year. Entry into the program would be granted (if there is a class) to those who score highest on the required interview and who will be employed by member plumbing contractors. The state of the local economy is preventing jobs from being offered to many new apprentices. The maximum size of this year's class will likely be 10.
Contact the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Nevada Education Foundation, 271 Sunpac Avenue, Henderson, NV 89011, 702-252-0166 for information about the 2011 summer open enrollment.
Hourly Wage Rate - The starting wage for First Year Apprentices is $11.72 per hour. (minimum)
Final Date for Approving Applications - All required information necessary to complete the application must be submitted to the PHCC-NV association office no later than August 1, 2010. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TRADE: Apprentices shall be under supervision of a qualified journeyman. The trade requires physical effort on the part of the apprentice to undergo climbing, crawling, pulling, lifting, crouching and working in cramped quarters. Mechanical ability and finger dexterity are very essential. Depending on the job, the work may be performed either indoors or outdoors, with the major portion of the work outdoors in semi-sheltered or unfinished buildings or in deep ditches and on scaffolding.
Length of Apprenticeship - The term of apprenticeship for this trade is four (4) years of on-the-job training, which shall include four (4) years of night school. Attendance at class sessions is mandatory and takes place two (2) evenings per week as mandated by the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.
- Age: Must be at least 18 years of age. Birth Certificate required.
- Education: Must be a high school graduate or hold a High School Proficiency Certificate or have an acceptable G.E.D. Certificate.
- Basic Math: Must successfully complete a basic math exam.
- Oral Interview: Must successfully complete an oral interview administered by the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC).
- Physical: Applicants must be of such physical condition as to not place self or future co-workers in jeopardy. Should a question arise as to the physical condition of an applicant prior to selection as a probationary apprentice, applicant may be required to pass a physical examination prescribed by the JATC.
- Random Drug Testing: Negative test results on a random basis.
- Transportation: Must have reliable personal transportation.
Interview Information - Applicants will be notified at the time they complete the application process as to the time and location of the oral interview, which is to be conducted by the JATC. Failure to appear for the oral interview will constitute just cause to void the application. The selection of apprentices will be made on the basis of qualifications and successful completion of the application process, without regard to sex, race, creed, age or national origin.
The PHCC-NV Education Foundation admits students of any race, color, national and ethical origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
271 Sunpac Avenue
Henderson, Nevada 89011, USA
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