The Fresno Area Plumbers, Pipefitters/Welders, and HVACR Service Technicians Training Center training program welcomes all veterans to take an earnest look at the enormous opportunities we offer in the piping industry.

VA GI Bill Approved Institution
Free Education
Free Training
Job Placement
Earn As You Learn
Health & Welfare
Pension
401k

Whether you have had prior training in pipe within your veteran career or not, we welcome the opportunity to work with you in transitioning your military work life into a civilian skilled trade that will afford you limitless career opportunities.

Learn about the UA Veterans in Piping Program

A Day in the Life

(VIP) VETERANS IN PIPE PROGRAM

The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry (UA) has partnered with the U.S. Military to create the UA Veterans in piping (VIP) program. This program is now widely recognized as a model for training and job placement for military men and women exiting the service. The VIP program is on seven military bases around the country, service members who complete the program are guaranteed placement in a local union, as well as a job leading to a lucrative career.

To learn more about the VIP program, please visit www.uavip.org

H2H – HELMETS TO HARDHATS

Helmets to Hardhats was created by the Center for Military Recruitment, Assessment, and Veterans Employment, to help transition military heroes into successful civilian careers in the building trades. The Fresno Area Plumbers, Pipefitters/Welders, and HVACR Service Technicians Training Center works in partnership with their organization to assist us in the recruitment of veterans. If you are seeking more information on services and trade opportunities within the union apprenticeship fields, we would encourage you to visit www.Helmetstohardhats.org