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Trade Coordinator: Andie Anderson

Open Announcements for Applications

Date of Notice: August 11, 2021


Application Process Opens Every Other Year
The JATC opens for applications when the pool of eligible apprentices falls below a certain number.

  • An open announcement will be issued 30 days in advance to the public releasing dates for accepting new applications.
  • A specific time and place to apply will be noted on the open announcement and the application period will be open for 10 days.

Reminders and Next Steps:

  • When there is an open announcement pick up an application and review the packet to ensure interest in the program.
  • Be sure to sign the “Application Log.”
  • Return completed application with copies of documentation of all minimum requirements (incomplete applications will not be considered).
  • Selection of apprentices will be done by random selection/drawing.

The Training Program:

  • Term of apprenticeship is 8,000 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Related training hours in the classroom are a total of 576 hours.
  • Examples of some Work Processes that will be learned are:
    • Installation and service of HVAC/R
    • Piping, brazing, and soldering
    • Limited energy installations, including cables and supports, wire pulling, etc.
    • Trouble shooting and maintenance
    • Among other topics

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of one year of high school algebra/integrated math 2 or equivalent post high school algebra course(s) with grade “C” or better, or an equivalent post high school placement test.