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
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 status.
WHERE TO APPLY
Connecticut Plumbers and Pipefitters LU 777 JATC