We are known for our first-class training and apprenticeship program. Improving members’ skills is an investment for a lifetime! Since 1959, Local 85 and the J.A.T.C. have successfully trained and graduated apprentices to journeyman status.
Skilled Trades workers are in demand and you are trained without owing thousands of dollars in student loan debt! You earn money while you learn your trade without college expenses.
Instead of owing thousands of dollars in student loans when you graduate from college, you can earn while you learn – with no college expenses! If you enjoy math, science and problem solving; and want a career filled with variety and advancement; the piping industry may be the right career choice for you.
The application must be completed and returned with your High School Diploma,Transcripts or GED Certificate, copy of your Drivers License or Birth Certificate and Military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable.
You may use our online application form here, or applications may be obtained from:
UA Local 85, 6705 Weiss Street, Saginaw, Michigan 48603
Normal Business Days between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.