"The Plumber Protects the Health of the Nation" is taken very seriously by our members, we strive to produce highly skilled, expert craftsmen and women.  Join us, click on the About Us tab and find out about our apprenticeship program.

To find a highly trained and licensed Plumber in your area, click on the link above or call (816) 272-4264

Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 8 Training Center offers a large variety of related training to our apprentices and journeypersons.  Our apprentices will have a Kansas City, Missouri and a State of Kansas plumbing license, at least one UA welding certification, backflow tester and repairer certifications, medical gas installer certifications, orbital welding certifications, industrial rigging certification and a foreman certification when they complete our program, all at no cost to them. Journeypersons also have full access to our training center, at no cost, for recertification and continuing education.

Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 8 Training Center location:

5950 Manchester Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64130 


Apprentice Classes:
Monday - Thursday, 5pm - 9pm

Welding Shop Day Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 11 am - 4:30 pm

Weld Shop Evening Hours:
Monday - Thursday evenings, on a space-available basis
(due to apprentice training)

Classes for the 2022-2023 school year are starting September 6, 2022.

Special Events:

Apprentice Make-up Dates:

TBD,  you can sign up on the Members Only page under Upcoming Events, or contact the Training Center for more details.