State-of-the-art training is the key to producing highly-skilled craftsmen – the kind of specialists that are in demand in today’s challenging work environment.

Top-notch training in the Plumbing, Pipefitting, and HVAC-Refrigeration trades is more than just education, information and classroom sessions. Its real-world, hands-on experience, too. And that is exactly what you get when you apply for training through the Local 13 Training Center which opened in the Spring of 2007.

Our training center is recognized throughout the region for their numerous innovative training and development programs. In fact, the Training Center is the place to receive superior training in the pipe trades.

We enjoy a reputation as the training resource for careers in the Plumbing, Pipefitting, and HVAC-Refrigeration industries. You will enjoy that reputation as well. Our apprenticeship program is designed to thoroughly train you for an occupation as a pipe trades journeyperson.

Please browse through our website to learn more about your future within the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Center.

Plumbing/Pipefitting/HVACR

  • Residential and Commercial service work.
  • Drawing and blueprint reading.
  • Commercial and industrial systems.
  • Soldering, Brazing and Welding.
  • The latest industry standards including safety and health in the workplace.
  • The code training required to receive a journeyman plumber license.
  • Medical Gas installer certification.
  • Heating and cooling systems for a variety of systems.
  • Schematic, technical and isometric drawing and layouts of basic refrigeration.
  • Welding, soldering and brazing.
  • HVACR Star Certification.
  • Low and high pressure steam boiler systems.
  • UHP-Ultra High Purity, used in the Hi-Tech Industries.
  • The latest industry standards including safety and health in the workplace.
  • Heating and cooling systems for a variety of industries.
  • Electronics and electronic control systems.
  • Pneumatic control systems.
  • Energy management systems.
  • Cold Storage and low temperature systems.
  • Schematic drawing and layouts.
  • The latest industry standards including safety and health in the workplace.
  • The code training required to receive a journeyman mechanical license.

JATC Training Coordinator: John Carpenter

JATC Training Administrator: Alana Colotti