United Association Local Union 342 J.A.T.C.
For more than a century, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices (Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders, & Service Techs) has been dedicated to excellence.
To maintain these high standards of performance, the UA provides the best training available. At the UA Local 342 Training Center, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union 342 apprentices reach the leading edge of technology through a demanding five-year Apprenticeship Program in one of the following specialty areas: HVAC & Refrigeration, Plumbing, Steamfitting and Welding. In addition to attaining technical proficiency in their specialty, UA Local 342 members must also build a general knowledge in subjects such as math, science, and workplace safety. They acquire skills in a variety of areas; including brazing, welding, drafting, computer-aided design, hydronics and electronic and pneumatic controls. Apprentices also master the tools and techniques of the Trade as they work under supervision at the job site, which means they earn a good living while they learn!