UNITED ASSOCIATION VETERANS IN PIPING PROGRAM
Union Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service Technicians

CAMP LEJEUNE • WELDING

APPLY YOUR MILITARY TRAINING TO A REWARDING CAREER

VIP Informational Sessions are held the third Thursday of every month at the John A. Lejeune Education Center, 825 Stone Street, Room 111 from 10AM to 11AM EDT.

Through the UA Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program, you can apply your military training into a rewarding career in the pipe trades.

Your military career may be coming to an end, but the countless skills and experiences you have acquired throughout your service can benefit you for the rest of your life. Let us help you put your skills and experiences to the test when you enter into the highly in-demand piping industry, which is full of career opportunities and can provide a stable future for you and your family.

Benefits of the UA VIP Program:

  • Free Career Skills Training
  • Industry-Recognized Certifications
  • Direct Entry into UA Apprenticeship
  • Guaranteed Job Placement
  • Lifelong Career Opportunities 

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Welding: This is an accelerated welder training program for active-duty transitioning service members. The program is 18 weeks in duration, classes meet Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Welding Class 21: May 9, 2022 - September 8, 2022.
Welding Class 22: September 26, 2022 - February 2, 2023.
Welding Class 23: February 20, 2023 - June 22, 2023.
Welding Class 24: July 10, 2023 - November 9, 2023.
Welding Class 25: November 27, 2023 - April 4, 2024.
Welding Class 26: April 22, 2024 - August 22, 2024.
Welding Class 27: September 9, 2024 - January 16, 2025.
Welding Class 28: February 3, 2025 - June 5, 2025.

Students are selected to participate in this program through an interview process. More details about the class through the Marine & Family Programs official Information Sheet can be found by clicking here.  

Download the Camp Lejeune VIP Program Application Now!

UA VIP Program - Camp Lejeune - Welding - Marshall Payton

Program Information for the UA VIP Program at Camp Lejeune

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