A helper,or unindentured apprentice, works to assist Journeymen and apprentices with tasks at the jobsite. A helper can be employed by Construction or HVAC employers. The current wage for Helpers is $12.50 p/hr, including Health Insurance.


To apply as a Helper/Unindentured Apprenticeyou must apply in person and bring with you the credentials and items listed below, to the Apprenticeship Office 3630 Belgium Lane San Antonio, Texas 78219. You may contact us at 210-226-2661 should you have any questions.


Credentials:

  • High School Dipolma or GED

  • A Certified copy of your Birth Certificate

  • If you are former military; a copy of your DD-214 form


Other Items:

  • A Money Order, in the amount of $15 payable to the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; this applies to ALL applicants! If you do not have this card you can apply on-line at: https://tsbpe.texas.gov/portfolio/apply-renew-online/

  • A Money Order, in the amount of $20 payable to the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation; this applies to HVAC applicants! If you do not have this card you can apply on-line at: www.tdlr.texas.gov