UA Local 81 Training

Our apprenticeship is a five-year program consisting of on-the-job training and classroom experience to obtain HVAC, Plumbing, Steamfitting, and Pipefitting certification. During your five-year apprenticeship, you will be responsible for attending all classes and receiving 10,000 hours of on-the-job training. Our qualifications are:

  • Valid NYS driver’s license,
  • high school diploma or GED,
  • be drug-free, and be ready, willing, and able to perform the work required by plumbers, pipefitters and HVAC technicians.

Fill out an application online here: Online Apprenticeship Application

In the Syracuse area, applications are available during regular business hours between 9-4 Monday through Friday at:
107 Twin Oaks Dr.
Syracuse, NY 13206

Applications for our Ithaca office may be filled out from 8:30-3:30 Monday through Friday at:
701 West State St.
Ithaca, NY 14850

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