Plumbers Apprentice



Apprentices are on a rotating class schedule. They attend class for a week at a time 7:45 AM to
3:30 Monday through Friday. They then work in the field for seven weeks and return to school
the following week. There is no cost for training other than books. Apprentice pays are based on
a percentage of journeyperson wages; first year rate is 45%, second year rate is 55%, third year
rate is 65% four year rate is 75% and fifth year rate is 80%. In order to qualify for a raise on their
anniversary date, apprentices must have a minimum of 1700 of on-the-job training for that year,
must have passed all classes with a “C” or better average, must not owe any school time and
must have all time sheets and evaluations in for that time period. Full medical benefits are
extended to an apprentice after a probationary period. Local 777 members have 2 pension
plans and an annuity plan. Apprentices will receive an annuity when they reach journeyperson


  • Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years olds at the time of acceptance
  • Applicants must have either a high school, GED or High School Equivalency Diploma
  • Applicants must have a valid drivers license


Connecticut Plumbers and Pipefitters LU 777 JATC
1250 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450 | p: 203-317-4750

Additional Information

State of Connecticut Schedule of Work Experience