If the idea of a nine to
five desk job doesn't appeal to you...
If you want to have
something to show for the hard work you can do...
If you want to learn the
skills that will pay you serious money, now and for the rest of your
Then you belong in today's
high tech, high sweat, high reward pipe industry.
What You Need to Qualify:
- A High School Diploma or G.E.D.Ability
- Pass a basic math test and a drug test
- Computer Literacy
- Good work habits
- An interest in math and science
- Ability to work well with others
- Desire to build a challenging and rewarding career
Where & When to Apply
|UA Mechanical Trades School
8509 Ardwick-Ardmore Road
Landover, Maryland 20785
|UA Mechanical Trades School
7552 Accotink Park Road
Springfield, VA 22150
Check the event list for when we are accepting applications.
What to Bring
- High school diploma (or letter stating that you will be
graduating by June, 2008) or GED certificate with scores.
- Official high school transcript in a sealed envelope from your
- Social Security card
- Birth certificate
- Government issued photo identification (drivers license
- DD 214 (if a veteran)
How it Works
When you're accepted into the program, you'll start right away as an
apprentice, earning good wages and working side-by-side with experienced
members of the trade. You'll be eligible for promotion and increased pay
too. Along with this invaluable on-the-job training, you'll take classes
at the UA Mechanical Trade School in Landover, recognized as one of the
finest institutions of its kind in the world.
Your tuition for the classroom training won't cost you a cent. That's
more than $25,000 worth of education free - and all the while you're a
well-paid wage earner, on your own, making a good living.
Upon graduation in five years, you'll be a certified journeyman
steamfitter, and well on your way to a solid career in one of the most
skilled and highly-paid of all mechanical trades.
If you choose the construction side of the business, you'll be able to
drive past some of the finest new buildings in the area and tell your
children, "I helped build that." If you choose the service side, you'll
be able to say, "I keep that building working right.
Apprenticeship News and Pertinent Information
2015 Application Information
|Please click on the title above (2015 Application Information) for details. A sample math test is also available if you scroll further down.
2014 Application Information
|Please click on the title above (2014 Application Information) for details. A sample math test is also available if you scroll down further.
Sample Math Test
|Click on the link above for a copy of the sample math test. You will be required to take and pass a similar math test when you apply for the apprenticeship
2013 APPLICATION INFORMATION
|The apprenticeship will be accepting applications (in person only) in January of 2013 at the Maryland and Virginia campuses. Please click on the headline above ("2013 APPLICATION INFORMATION") to view the information.
Apprenticeship Events and Application Dates
There are currently no scheduled events