THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR 2020 IS NOW CLOSED

The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Local 130 traditionally accepts applications for the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program in January and February. An application can be submitted in person only, at one of our three training centers during the scheduled dates and times posted no later than mid-December. A $25.00 non-refundable application fee is required. No cash or personal checks will be accepted. You may pay by money order or cashier’s check, made payable to ‘Plumbers JAC Local 130’ or by debit or credit card with a convenience fee. All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.

REQUIREMENTS AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

  • Completed Application
    • You may complete an application on-site during open application time OR
    • when available, you may download, fill-out and print your application at home
  • Your valid driver’s license
  • Your Birth Certificate or Valid U.S. Passport
  • Proof of Completion of High School
    • Original High School Diploma OR Sealed Official High School Transcripts
    • GED Certificate OR
    • College Diploma with Transcripts OR
    • Copy of Veterans DD214
  • Apprentice Plumbing License, current or expired (if applicable)
  • $25.00 non-refundable fee
    • Optional: if you wish to purchase the Test Taking Tip Book for $10.00, your total will be $35.00 in the form of a money order or cashier’s check or $35.00 plus a convenience fee if paying by card.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must read, write and speak the English language
  2. Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  3. Pass an aptitude test
  4. Pass a drug screen including marijuana
  5. Pass a physical exam
  6. Pass an agility test
  7. Applicants must always possess a valid driver’s license
  8. Must be at least 18 years of age (Applicants who are 17 years of age may apply provided he or she will be 18 years of age prior to being registered by the JAC)
  9. High School Seniors may apply but must submit a letter from their High School stating they are on track to graduate and including transcripts to date.

SCHEDULE OF DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS:

You can apply in person at any of our Training Centers

DURING OPEN APPLICATION TIME ONLY

Chicago: 1400 W WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, CHICAGO, IL 60607
(Cross Street: Washington Boulevard & Loomis)

Joliet: 2114 SOUTH I-80 FRONTAGE ROAD, JOLIET, IL 60436

Volo: 31855 NORTH US HIGHWAY 12, VOLO, IL 60073


Applicants submitting the required documents at the time of registration will be given all the information where and when to appear for the aptitude test. Drug screen, physical, and physical agility test information will be provided if invited to a pre-orientation meeting.

The application form fields can be typed, to save yourself time, please take advantage of this feature by filling out your application and printing out a copy before applying in person.

THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS TO THESE REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS. ANYTHING CONTAINED IN THIS NOTICE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

PLEDGE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN APPRENTICESHIP
The Trust Fund for Apprentice and Journeyman Education and Training, Local 130 U.A. will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older. The Trust Fund for Apprentice and Journeyman Education and Training, Local 130 UA will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.