Each year, we do open enrollment for the Plumbing Apprenticeship Training Program.
Please contact the PHCC office to find out the next entry dates.
HOW TO APPLY: All applicants must apply in person
Southern Nevada PHCC office located at
271 Sunpac Ave., Henderson, NV 89011
Monday thru Friday, 8am – 12pm
Northern Nevada Hopes Center located at
580 W. 5th St. Reno, NV 89503
Wednesdays Only, 4:30pm – 7pm
Applicants must complete a basic math exam at the time of application.
Please bring the following documents:
- Valid Nevada picture I.D.
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card
- Diploma or G.E.D.
- Military DD form 214, if applicable
- Documentation of reference and/or past experience, if applicable
- Documentation of experience with an accredited training program, if applicable.
US Military Veterans: Our program is approved for the use of VA Education Benefits. *Dependent on eligibility.
All required information necessary to complete the application must be submitted to the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of Nevada Education Foundation office no later than June 28, 2019 .
HOURLY WAGE RATE:
The starting wage for First Year Apprentices is $14.00 per hour (minimum).
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.
SEASONAL WORK, SUBJECT TO WEATHER AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS
Age: Must be at least 17 years of age at time of application and 18 years of age at time of selection. 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 PHCC-NV Education Foundation
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 PHCC-NV Education Foundation
Random Drug Testing Negative test results on an annual basis.
Transportation Must have reliable personal transportation.
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 PHCC-NV Education Foundation.
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 PHCC-NV Education Foundation admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnical origin, sex, sexual orientation, age (40 or older), genetic information or disability 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, religion, national and ethnical origin, sex, sexual orientation, age (40 or older), genetic information or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs.
Plumbing Heating-Cooling Contractors of Nevada, Education Foundation
Phone: (702) 252-0166