Understanding the Application Process

The following steps will show how the application process works. Please completely review the process before beginning. If you have already submitted an application, you may check by clicking here:

Decide on a Trade for Application

Review the trade descriptions on the Apprenticeship Tab. Decide which is the best fit for you. If you like, you can choose to apply to more than one Trade.

Fill out Application

When you’re ready, fill out the application below as thoroughly and as accurately as you can. Be sure to have checked the box for a Specific Trade.

Choose which Trade Orientation class you can attend

Before you can submit your application, you must choose a Trade Orientation class you can attend. You will be given choices based on your address and dates soonest available. Be sure to choose a class you can commit to attending and, remember, you must be on time! No late arrivals, you will have to start the class over!

Attend Trade Orientation
Hands on Assessment

When you show-up for your Trade Orientation class, you will be asked for proof of age (valid, government issued I.D.) If you can’t provide this on the first day of class, you may have to start the class all over!
No Late Arrivals

Please be advised of the following Hands On Assessment requirements

  • Carry 5 sheets of ¾" plywood
  • Carry 20/8' 2x4s (4 stacks of 5 each)
  • Lift 4/50 lb. boxes of nails into a wheelbarrow, then push it through an obstacle course
  • Climb a 6 foot scaffold to an enclosed deck, then pull up a weighted bucket (30 lbs.) attached to a rope a total of 5 times
  • Climb a 6', 8' & 12 step ladder to the 3rd step from the top and a 20' extension ladder to a height of 10'.
  • Perform a timed measuring exercise
  • Perform a timed exercise driving nails - Drive 7 / 16d sinkers with a framing hammer
  • Perform a timed exercise running drywall screws - Run 7 drywall screws with a screw gun

Math Test

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Decimals and Fractions

Appropriate Attire

  • Hard sole shoes or work boots
  • Work clothes, jeans and shirt with sleeves with gloves (Dress as you would on a job site)
  • No athletic shoes or flip-flops
  • No shorts or tank tops

Attend Interview

Applicants who meet the minimum threshold (60 points) will be placed on a ranked list & may be eligible for an interview at the discretion of the Sub-Committee according to industry need.


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