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Pipe Trades Education Center

The Seattle Pipetrades Education Center is the state approved apprenticeship program for plumbers, steamfitters, housing plumbers, and refrigeration fitters in the King County area.

The center is overseen by a committee of labor (UA Local 32 Plumbers & Steamfitters) and management/employers (MCAWW, Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Washington).

The Pipe Trades Education Center provides an excellent education, support, and a future in a great industry. Apprentices are provided thousands of hours of training in the field and in the new school.

Quick 'How To' Resources:

  • Journeymen: To learn 'How To' sign up for Journeymen Courses via the Internet, please read This Tutorial.
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Current News

* 2015 Apprenticeship Banquet Photos *

36th Annual Apprenticeship Banquet at the Bell Harbor Conference Center on October 9, 2015

Apprenticeship Applications are now being accepted

Apprenticeship Applications are now being accepted. Please read all of the requirements on the Applicant Info tab before proceeding.

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