In Wisconsin, all journeyworker plumbers must be licensed by the Plumbing Bureau of the State Department of Workforce Development. A person can only be licensed as a journeyman plumber after completing an apprenticeship approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards of DWD and registering with the Plumbing Bureau. Apprentice plumbers follow apprenticeship laws and rules in addition to the plumbing laws and codes.
Your first step is to contact:
**Organization Management Services**
3315 N. Ballard Road, Suite D
Appleton, WI 54911
920-734-3148 or 877-625-8304
**Associated Builders & Contractors**
Apprenticeship & Training Trust
5330 Wall Street
Madison, WI 53718
Applications are issued by the trade committee. Entry requirements and testing vary depending upon trade.
You must be employed by a company/organization that is willing to participate in an apprenticeship program.
2016-17 average wage for Plumbing Apprentice completers - $37.48 per hour/$77,967 annually.