Plumber Apprenticeship : Emily Griffith Technical College

Plumber Apprenticeship

Plumbing is an important industry and plumbers are an in-demand career. You can get started in the field as an apprentice and earn a living while you learn the skills. 

What is a Plumber? Plumbers specialize in installing and maintaining systems used for water, sewage and drainage. Plumbers install and repair pipes and plumbing fixtures. 

In an apprenticeship program like plumbing, you’ll gain experience through on-the-job training and coursework provided by apprenticeship partners. Plumber apprenticeship programs typically last four to five years.

High-demand career: Plumbers are in high demand in the Denver metro area. 

Requirements: If you are interested in the Plumber apprenticeship, you must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma or GED and have a valid driver’s license. 

Want more information? Get the Apprenticeship Program Flyer.

Where can you start your Plumber apprenticeship? 

Emily Griffith Technical College has partnered with a number of different unions and trade organizations to offer apprenticeship programs. 

If you are interested in the Plumber Apprenticeship, please reach out to one of the partners listed below to learn how to get started. 

DENVER METRO

Construction Industry Training council Colorado logoPlumbers Local Union 3 LogoRK Logo
656 Mariposa St
Denver, CO 80204
303-893-1500
303-739-9100303-355-9696

COLORADO SPRINGS

Local 58 Logo
719-473-9690

WESTERN SLOPE

IBEW Local 111 Logo
970-245-2012

Apprenticeships
EMILY’S STORIES


"It has been my desire to succeed in life and I believe that having a good education is the foundation of good success."

Lillian is a graduate of our HSE program. Lillian is originally from Nigeria and came to Denver in 2016. She came to Emily Griffith to continue her education. The GED program was her starting point and her goal was to then continue to CNA and then LPN and from there additional training in nursing if she has the chance.

Lillian says her husband encouraged her and helped explain concepts. Laura Blom gave her textbooks to practice reading, Martha in the SSC was really helpful as well. Lilian used the SSC to get help with math questions and Martha would help her out, and Laura was always there and she approached her on breaks to ask questions. The encouragement she received was really important to staying positive and ultimately achieving her goal.

Lillian passed her GED and she is now preparing to apply to the CNA program! “It has been my desire to succeed in life and I believe that having a good education is the foundation of good success,” says Lillian. “I would like to thank Laura, and Emily Griffith for showing me the way and for providing me the opportunity to achieve one of my goals.”

Congratulations Lillian! 

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