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Application deadline is January 31, 2018

All applications, necessary documents and payments must be turned in by the January 31, 2018 deadline to be considered for the 2018 apprentice program. Applications will not be considered if payment and necessary documents have not been received.

Payments must be delivered to the Rock Island, IL office in person. It is important for applicants to have a clear understanding of the office and training location. Study guides will also be available for $15 at the time of payment. Study guides will not be mailed.

Applications received after the January 31, 2018 deadline will be considered for the 2019 apprentice program and will receive notification of application status in February 2019.

Your application will not be complete until you have provided a copy of the following requirements no later than January 31, 2018:

Driver’s license or photo ID

Birth certificate

High school diploma and transcripts or an approved high school equivalency GED certificate or scores

Military transfer or discharge forms DD-214 or equivalent (if applicable)

All applications, necessary documents and payments must be turned in by the January 31, 2018 deadline to be considered for the 2018 program.

Apply Online to the Rock Island, IL Office

Fill out the form below or download the printable PDF.

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QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY FOR AN APPLICANT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A PROBATIONARY PIPE TRADES APPRENTICESHIP

  1. Must be at least 17 years of age to apply and 18 years of age by the beginning of the apprenticeship.
  2. Complete all fields and return this form with the following:
    1. Driver's license
    2. Birth certificate
    3. High school transcripts and diploma or high school equivalency (GED) official report of test results and any partial high school transcripts.
    4. Military transfer or discharge Form DD- 214, (if applicable).
  3. Successfully complete a five-part test, with at least the minimum cut-off score, when required.
  4. Appear for interview when notified.
  5. Must be capable of performing the work of the trade.
  6. Before employment and acceptance in the apprenticeship program, all applicants will be required to pass (The expense of these tests will be paid by the Committee):
    1. Drug test
    2. Background check

IF YOU ARE ACCEPTED FOR A PROBATIONARY APPRENTICESHIP, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  1. Serve as a probationary apprentice for a period of 1 year (1,700-2,000 hours of on-the-job training).
  2. Serve a 5-year apprenticeship (including the probationary period 8,000-10,000 hours of on-the-job training).
  3. Report for work on a regular basis.
  4. Provide your own transportation to and from the job site.
  5. Work under the direction of a journeyman on the job site and perform job duties satisfactorily.
  6. Attend related training classes regularly and maintain an acceptable average in those classes.
  7. Pay a user fee, if required, for related training class materials.
  8. Abide by all rules and regulations of the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.

Employer City Type of Work From To Reason for leaving
High School Diploma
GED
Current High School Senior Graduating by Spring of 2018

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If you do not have a high resolution PDF, you will need to drop off a copy at our office.