The next semester is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 27th

Registration is now open. Those registering by Friday, June 29th will receive 3 free hours! The deadline for RETURNING students is August 1st or a late fee will be incurred. New students can register up until classes begin, however we urge you to register as soon as possible so that you are on the roll sheets before the first night of class. You can register by requesting an application via email or phone, online or in person.

 Our school/office is located at:   3128 ALLENDALE STREET, PITTSBURGH, PA 15204 (SHERADEN)

Effective immediately, all mail is to now be sent to the above address.

As of April 2, 2018, the Plumbing Inspectors hours are changing to a start time of 7am!

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Plumbing Licensing Exams

The Health Department  administered Master and Journeyman exams on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018.  Tests have been graded and you should have received your results by now.

Gas Service Line Installers-Classes Offered every month here at AMPAC

GAS SERVICE LINE INSTALLERS NEW AND REPLACEMENT SERVICES Operator Qualifications must be renewed every three years in service line installation and every year in mechanical joining to maintain approval to install gas service lines. COLUMBIA GAS EQUITABLE GAS PEOPLES GAS T. W. PHILLIPS approved Operator Qualification Program for Gas Service Line Installation including Mechanical Joining […]

Plumber Shortages (Reeves Journal)

If someone were to ask you, “Who holds more lives in their hands — a doctor or a plumber?” who would you pick? It’s possible the correct answer is the plumber. Besides fixing annoying drips, skilled plumbers are responsible for providing the clean water we drink. Throughout the past century, human health has taken a […]

Journeyman/Master Banquet

This year, our banquet will be held on Friday, June 15th at Olivia’s Banquet facility.  Students who have successfully passed the exam will receive an invitation in the mail. Feel free to call or email the office if you have any questions.


AMPAC’s 21 annual Kennywood picnic is slated for Sunday, July 15th.  Please call or email the office for more info or tickets.

Cross Bores

Warning: Remember to call 811 before you clear!  Plumbers and Drain Cleaners must call. The normal response time should be within 2 hours from when you place a call. They will mark the underground lines with paint or flags. You can get additional info about Cross Bores at Questions about 811 can be answered […]

Passing of member

We were deeply saddened to hear of the loss of long-time member Joe Placidi. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

ASSE Backflow Classes

We  offer several Backflow classes. We have the regular full class to be certified for the first time, recertifications and conversion classes for those previously certified other than with ASSE. Class size is limited so you will want to register early.  You can call the office at 412-923-1023 or email us at for more information […]

Why we send our 1st year apprentices to a Trench Shoring class:

Wayne A. George pleaded guilty Nov. 28 in federal court to charges in connection with a trench collapse in 2015 that killed a 21-year-old employee. George, owner A Rooter Man of Pittsburgh, based in Hookstown, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to a charge of willful violation of an OSHA regulation that requires employers to take protective measures […]