Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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UA Local 174 seeks applications for apprenticeship program

COOPERSVILLE February 23, 2015–  The West Michigan Plumbers, Fitters and Service Trades Local 174 (UA 174)fitters has announced an application and testing schedule for its apprenticeship program this spring.

Local 174, located at 1008 O’Malley Dr. in Coopersville, will be taking applications for their apprenticeship program on the following dates and times:

  • Monday, April 6th, 1pm-4pm
  • Wednesday, April 8th, 5pm-8pm
  • Friday, April 10th, 9am-12pm

Here is a copy of their sample MATH and MECHANICAL test. Please bring a copy of your I.D. and high school diploma or GED.

Local 174 offers a Department of Labor certified five year apprenticeship program.  Each Local 174 apprentice receives in-depth on-the-job training coupled with a paid day in the classroom every other week.

Once an apprentice graduates and becomes a journeyman, the training doesn’t stop.  Continuing education and journeyman training allows their members to stay ahead of the ever-advancing technology in the industry.  Local 174 journeymen commit to more than 10,000 hours annually in upgrade training.

For more information on UA Local 174 and their apprenticeship programs, click here.

For more labor education, apprenticeship and scholarship opportunities, click here.


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Kent-Ionia Labor Council

The Kent-Ionia Labor Council, AFL-CIO is a coalition of west Michigan labor unions in Kent and Ionia Counties, based in Grand Rapids.

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918 Benjamin NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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