Better Choice Bigger Future.

Career Benefits

Students are paid while they learn. Throughout the five-year program, they’ll work for a contractor 40+ hours per week. They will be making money without debt piling up.

Better Than College? You Decide.

Big Skills, Bigger Opportunities


Students can complete their union apprenticeship to become a sheet metal worker or steamfitter in just five years — and get paid while they learn. Once they earn journeyman status, they’ll have the opportunity to make more money than many college grads, receive excellent benefits and be able to find a rewarding job anywhere.

Average College Student

  • Student loan debt:
  • Paid to learn:
  • Starting salary:

Average Union Apprentice

  • Student loan debt:
  • Paid to learn:
  • Starting salary after completing an apprenticeship:
    $90.5K - $94.6K+

Student learning trades for better future