Apprenticeship Applicant Information

Qualifications

Apprenticeship applications, before being accepted as apprentices, must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • High school graduate or General Education Development Certificate. Complete high school transcript or an official report of GED tests results. High School and GED graduates must have completed one full year of Algebra or Geometry.
  • Not less than 18 years of age.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work of the trade with reasonable accommodations and without hazard to themselves or others. Applicants may be required to furnish a statement of physical condition from a physician at time of job offer. Applicants may be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing at time of selection as an apprentice
  • Provide proof of birth date with completed application.
  • Applicants must possess a valid drivers license.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The sponsor will take the affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under the Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 30. When five or more apprentices are registered under this program, it is understood that the Sponsor will adopt an Affirmative Action Plan approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and a standardized selection procedure, approved by the Bureau, will be adopted.

Terms of Apprenticeship

The term of apprenticeship including probation periods shall consist of 9,000 working hours to be divided into five (5) one year segments of training. Each one-year segment will consist of at least 1800 Hours of reasonable continuous on-the-job training and a minimum of 216 hours of related training. The Supervisor of Apprentices shall have the poser to shorten or extend the period of apprenticeship in individual cases in accordance with the apprentice’s ability to master the rudiments of the trade.