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UA Local Union #1 Training Center


Arthur O. Klock Jr.
Director of Trade Education



Training is overseen by:
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
John J. Murphy
JATC Co-Chairman-Labor 
  C. Theodore Vitanza
JATC Co-Chairman-Management 

The Plumbers Local Union No. 1 Trade Education Fund, operates The Plumbers Local 1 Training Center. In addition to our New York State registered five-year apprenticeship program, we offer Journeyman training and certification courses, training for Service Division Helpers, College classes through Empire State College-State University of New York, New York State Health Department Backflow Prevention training, and New York City Department of Buildings approved Pipe Welder Qualification.

Location: The training center is located in a geographically central location within our jurisdiction of New York City. We are in the borough of Queens, in the Sunnyside / Long Island City area. We are on the corner of 47th Avenue and 37th street. The #7 (local) subway line is nearby, at the 40th street station.

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Mailing Address:
Plumbers Local 1 Training Center
37 – 11 47th Avenue
Long Island City, N.Y. 11101

Telephone: (718) 752 – 9630
Fax Number: (718) 752 – 9634

School Office Hours (When Evening Classes are not running)
8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday

School Office Hours (During Evening Class Schedule)
8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday through Friday

Classroom & Shop Hours:
School is usually open from 7:30 A.M. to 9:30 P.M. during the week and sometimes on Saturdays.(Call to check schedule)