UNITED ASSOCIATION Plumbers & Pipe Fitters Local 99

Join Our Union Apprenticeship Program

At UA Local 99, our training center specializes in apprenticeship programs that are US Department of Labor registered training programs. These provide the updated skills you need to earn a good wage in these ever-changing and updated industries, as well as offer a sense of brotherhood from working closely together with your peers. There is no tuition; students only have to purchase books. Full benefits are available including pension, and a 401K. After the class is complete, we can make referrals for contracting work in your area of study. The length of these programs is five years to ensure you learn the wide range of topics needed to be successful.

Welding Booth
Plumbing Class
Gas Pipe Training

Training Program Is Provided by:

  • State-Licensed Plumbers
  • Trained Boiler & Chiller Installers
  • Nuclear-Grade Trained Welders
  • HVAC & Plumbing Service Technicians

Requirements to Apply:

  • $20.00 Application Fee
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 18-Years-of-Age
  • A Passing Grade in Algebra
  • Be a US Citizen (Birth Certificate Required)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Good Work Ethic & Willing to Learn
  • Accountability & Dependability

Subjects Available:

  • Plumbing Waste Vent
  • Water Supply
  • Welding (National Certification That is Good Anywhere in the US & Canada)
  • HVAC Installation & Repair
  • Drawing Interpretation
  • Medical Gas Systems (National Certification That Is Good Anywhere in the US & Canada)
  • Heritage
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Green Awareness / Green Plumbing
  • & More

We Handle Commercial & Industrial Construction & Service for the Following:

  • Illinois State University
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Heartland Community College
  • Pontiac Correctional Center
  • Bridgestone / Firestone
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • St. James Hospital
  • Advocate