Welcome to the California Energy Commission

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Green Building Classes:

Apprentice & Journeymen Training Trust Fund
of the Southern California Plumbing & Piping Industry (P&P Trust)

Type of organization: A joint labor-management committee representing the plumbing and pipefitting industry throughout Southern California.

Type of training: Upgrading the skills of incumbent workers in jobs that reduce energy or water use in the building trades.

Area served: Los Angeles, Kern, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Bernardino, and San Diego.

Location of training: Possible training locations are Compton and Gardena (Los Angeles County); Bakersfield (Kern County); San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo County); Buellton (Santa Barbara County); Oxnard (Ventura County); Colton (San Bernardino County); and San Diego (San Diego County).

Estimated trainees: 800

Instruction details:

  • A 32-hour training and accreditation course in Environmental and Technical issues developed by GreenPlumbers®USA with five modules
  • A 24-hour Green Mechanical Systems: Awareness of Fundamental and Emerging Green Technologies course with a certification from the National Inspection Testing and Certification Corp.

Result of classes: Contractors seeking certification as green plumbers under GreenPlumbers®USA are required to hire workers trained through the program.

More about the organization: The P&P Trust, founded in 1959, operates eight training centers for the plumbing and pipefitting industry in Southern California. The plumbing and pipe trades are being changed by new technology and new production demands, including demands for fluency in green processes and products.

Find more information here:

Program Manager Contact:
Michael Hazard, Director
(310) 604-0892


< >
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30      

List Server

Sign up for
Clean Energy Jobs updates:

Note: In order to sign up, please provide complete and correct information. Thank you.

careers at the energy commission

"Proud to be part
of the clean energy future"

at job
Read real success stories about people that got new jobs after finishing our training programs...

Read more

Silicon Valley Smart Grid, Green Power Jobs Keep Growing

Posted: June 08, 2012
Green jobs keep up strong growth in the Valley, but have yet to come anywhere close to challenging the IT sector’s dominance....

Read more

Four years into San Jose's 10 year Green Vision, progress has been made on some--but not all--goals

Posted: June 08, 2012
In October 2007, Mayor Chuck Reed introduced what has become the city's Green Vision, with a list of 10 goals that would transf...

Read more

Local Workers get Training for Green Jobs, and Placement

Posted: April 19, 2012
SolarTech, an initiative of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, has partnered with NOVA, a local job training organization, on...

Read more