Plumbers 519 J.A.E.C.   Miami Lakes, FL   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on March 21, 2024
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On-the-job training is accepting applications through 04/30/2024

High School Diploma or  GED Required


Click on the Apply Now button and fill out our contact form.  Once you do so, we will reach out to you and discuss the next steps to take.


Start Gathering the documents you will need in order to apply for the program.  

  • Drivers License or State-Issued ID
  • Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Social Security Card

And one of the following

  • Highschool Diploma and Transcripts


  • GED Certificate and Test Scores

We use these documents to register our apprentices with Miami Dade County,  the State,  as well as the National Union.   College transcripts or diplomas will not be accepted in place of a highschool diploma or transcripts.


Start working.   Before you are fully enrolled in the school, you can start working as a plumbing apprentice, there is no experience required.  When we give you a call, we will discuss the union's employment process!

Dedicated Instructors

All of our Instructors are Certified through Miami-Dade Couty Publis Schools and have gone through extensive training with the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Welders & Service Technicians. Our Instructors have several years of Practical Experience in the Construction and Service Fields

Apprenticeship Program

 The apprentices of Plumbers  519 J.A.E.C. learn through both classroom and on-the-job training in what is considered by many to be the best construction industry apprentice program in the world. The five-year apprenticeship period is divided into one-year segments, each of which includes 1,800 hours of on-the-job training and a minimum of 248 hours of related classroom instruction per year (10,000 and 1,080 over the five-year program). 

Our Mission

 Plumbers 519 Joint Apprentice & Educational Committee was founded in 1939 and the oldest registered apprenticeship program in the state of Florida. We recognize the need for structured training to maintain the highest level of skill and craftsmanship in the piping industry.
A registered apprenticeship provides the most practical and sound method to meet this need by preparing and training individuals to become skilled plumbers and ensuring the industry of an adequate supply of skilled craft workers.