As of August 2000 current United Association (UA) apprentices who complete their apprenticeship can earn up to 32 college credits for their experience with WCC. UA members can use this credit to earn an Associate Degree in Construction Supervision, Industrial Training, or Journeyperson General Studies from WCC. Apprentices are registered for this credit through their Local Union.
The Pipefitters Local 533 Training Center is accredited through Washtenaw Community College (WCC) in Ann Arbor Michigan. WCC offers programs tailored for UA members.