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Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become a professional plumber in Kansas City. Our plumbing apprenticeship program helps you master the fundamentals of troubleshooting, repairing, and installing residential and commercial pipe systems.

Attending plumbing classes or a plumbing school is no way to learn the plumbing trade. Nothing can replace the invaluable on-the-job training provided through our plumbing apprenticeship program in Kansas City. Apply to become a plumber’s apprentice through Associated Builders and Contractors Heart of America Chapter.

Apprenticeship Programs for Plumbers

As an apprentice, you will receive hands-on plumbing training supervised by longtime professionals. The ABC Heart of America apprenticeship network is composed of certified builders and contractors who are all committed to improving America’s construction industry through worker knowledge and skills development. Quality education and training are a given when you apprentice through ABC Heart of America.

Are you now ready to become an apprentice plumber? Here’s what you can expect:

  • Learn to solder, braze, and use cutting tools to build and install water, waste, and gas systems

  • Troubleshoot and repair complex commercial and residential piping systems alongside licensed Master Plumbers.

  • Install environmentally sound fixtures according to renewable energy regulations and state codes.

Why Choose ABC?

Our plumbing apprentice program in Kansas City addresses important issues like safety, compensation, and job opportunities after you complete your apprenticeship.</p

  • We don’t deny that there are risks in the plumbing profession. At ABC Heart of America, all parties involved comply with safety standards and requirements to ensure everyone’s safety.
  • You’ll build up an arsenal of skills to make you competitive in the job market.
  • Save yourself from student debt and get paid while learning on the job.
  • Completing our apprenticeship program gives you an edge in your career. ABC Heart of America sets you up for success whether you decide to work for a contractor or start your own company.

$30.51 Per Hour
Average Skilled Wage Rate

Your Destiny. Your Career. Your ABC.
There is no shortage of demand for plumbers. The customers and applications of plumbing services are varied and widespread. From houses to public works, water lines to industrial gas distribution systems, you will be in demand.

All you need to do so you can flourish in the plumbing industry is to develop the skills and earn the necessary plumbing certifications. Don’t delay starting your path to being a certified journeyman plumber any further - apply today!

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Learn how to become a plumber apprentice — see the requirements below.

  • 18 Years of age

  • Apprenticeship Application Packet

  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED Certificate or Transcript

  • DD214-Veteran Documentation
    (if applicable)

  • Copy of your Drivers License

Applications to ABC Heart of America may be done online. Prepare digital copies of the documents above (PDF, JPG, or ZIP file) and upload them with your completed online application.

If you have questions about the requirements or the apprenticeship program itself, contact us through our form below.

Having a safe workforce and job site is a vital component to a company's success. We provide OSHA approved safety training in addition to our craft and apprenticeship training.

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