UA LOCAL 447 - INDUSTRY ENTRANCE EXAMINATION


All applicants must present their high school diploma or G.E.D., and Valid Government Issued Photo ID. Failure to bring these items will result in you not being able to take the exam at your scheduled appointment time. You must be 18 years or older to take the exam. ALL NEW APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE FULLY VACCINATED BEFORE STARTING SCHOOL AT THE TRAINING CENTER. It is not required to take the Entrance Exam. 

The test is given by a representative of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; the first full week of the month  (Monday  through Friday); at the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Training Center, located at 8750 Younger Creek Drive, Sacramento, CA. (Younger Creek Drive is off Elder Creek Road, between Florin-Perkins & South Watt).  

This test takes approximately three (3) hours and covers basic mathematics up through 1st year Algebra. The applicant must pass this test with a minimum score of 65% to qualify.

All Applicants who fail the test will be required to:
  1. Take a basic mathematics course at a Junior College or Adult Education Program and furnish verification that they have completed the course with a “C” or better grade, or
  2. Obtain a math tutor that will verify that they are prepared to retake the test for a second and final time.

All applicants, who pass the test, are given a list of signatory employers in this area. The applicant has to find their first (1st) job. The Joint Apprenticeship Committee does not do applicant placement.

If you are interested in taking the Entrance Exam, please email education@447jac.org for more information. 

 
2021/2022 Test Dates* 

January 3-7, 2022 JANUARY TESTING CANCELLED. 

February 7-11, 2022  FEBRUARY TESTING CANCELLED.

March 7-11, 2022 MARCH TESTING CANCELLED.

April 4-8, 2022 Please call 916-383-1102 to set up an appointment to take the Entrance Exam. 

May 2-6, 2022 Please call 916-383-1102 to set up and appointment to take the Entrance Exam.

June 6-10, 2022 -These dates are being rescheduled for July 11-15th. If you would like to schedule or reschedule your appointment, please call 916-383-1102.

July 11-15, 2022 - These dates are full. 

August 1-5, 2022 - AUGUST TESTING CANCELLED.

September 12-16, 2022 - Please call 916-383-1102 or email education@447jac.org to schedule an appointment to take the Entrance Exam.

October 3-6, 2022 - Please call 916-383-1102 or email education@447jac.org to schedule an appointment to take the Entrance Exam.

November 14-17, 2022 - Please call 916-383-1102 or email education@447jac.org to schedule an appointment to take the Entrance Exam. 

December 5-8, 2022 - Please call 916-383-1102 or email education@447jac.org to schedule an appointment to take the Entrance Exam.  

*Dates subject to change