The Mission of the PHCC-GSA-PUAC: evaluate new ideas in our industry, and bring the best administration and teaching techniques to our Apprenticeship and Trainee Program - the benchmark for the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Industry.
Earn While You Learn Apprenticeship
Earn State & Federally-Registered Apprenticeship Status
Portable Credentials that are Nationally Recognized Throughout PHCC
Demonstrate Your Advanced Knowledge in the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Industry
Gain Instant Professional Credibility
Conduct Knowledgeable Conversations with Clients/Homeowners
Stand Head and Shoulders above the Competition
Increase Your Earnings Potential
Advance Your CAREER!
Quick Guide to Getting Started
Plumbing vs HVAC/R
The PHCC-GSA-PUAC Trainign Facility offers both Plumbing and Heating-Ventilation-Air Conditioning and Refrigeration training! This table gives you an overview of the requirements for each trade to help determine each student's starting point.
|Program Length||Four (4) Years||Five (5) Years|
|On the Job Training Hours (OJT)||7,200||8,000|
|Areas approved to train||47 Counties in California||State of California|
|Student Indentured||State & Federal||Federal|
|Challenge Tests Available||1st, 2nd and 3rd year||1st year|
|Age requirement||18 years||18 years|
|CA valid ID requirement||Yes||Yes|
|GED or High School Diploma||Yes||Yes|