Area II Plumbers JATC
2475 Lancaster Dr. NE B-9
PO Box 7106
Salem, OR 97303
Fax 503.991.5904


Plumber Apprenticeship program; Is not open for applications at this time.

Applications will only be accepted during the opening. The next opening will be July 5 to July 12, 2016.

If you would like to get on the waiting list for the next opening go to - .

If you would like to request an application during an opening go to

Job Description

Plumbers assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings, medical gas systems and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems, such as sinks, toilets, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers and water according to specifications and plumbing codes.


  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • *NEW
    • Must have one year of high school algebra or integrated math 2 w/C or better
    • Or a college algebra course that meets or exceeds high school algebra w/C or better
    • Or a college math placement test with placement into math 60 or higher

Working Conditions

The work is done indoors and outdoors, in existing and newly constructed buildings, in all kinds of weather, and around noise, dirt and mud. Plumbers often work in cramped areas and in awkward positions. Apprentices complete a minimum of 7700 hours of on-the-job training to qualify as a plumber.

Average Journeyman Wage $29.04 per hour

Recommended High School or College Courses

Trade Skills Fundamentals Algebra I & II
Residential Wiring Geometry
CPR/First Aid Certification Trigonometry
Drafting/CAD Calculus
Construction classes Electrical Theory
Blueprint Reading Electronics

Related Training

Classroom instruction is combined with on-the-job training to provide the most comprehensive course of study for an apprentice in the plumbing trade.

Visit the following links for further information -

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!