As of 13 December 2022, UA Local 412 Plumbers & Pipefitters Training Center, DBA Southwest Piping Institute, which is a 501(c)(3) entity has gained National Accreditation through the Council on Occupational Education. See for our listing by selecting “Apprenticeship” in the Institution Type menu.


18 April 2023 Application Window Open

Apprenticeship Applications Window – Applications for apprenticeship consideration will be available on 18 April 2023 between Noon and 4 pm only. Applications can be picked up at the ABQ training center during these times only or an applicant can call during these times only and we will mail an application. The 4-hour window is established because we average between 120 to 180 applicants in that short amount of time.

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