Apprenticeship

5600 Dividend Rd.   Suite B.
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Coordinator

Pascal Kateme
Phone: (317) 635-4766
Email: pkateme@iw22jac.org

Applications taken Monday - Thursday, 8a to 3p - January thru December.

What is an Apprentice?
An apprentice is a training-level employee who works in the building and construction trades while also attending classes to learn industry skills and safety techniques. Wages for an apprentice increase over the course of this training, which lasts from two to five years depending on the trade. An apprentice who graduates to journey-person is recognized as a well-qualified worker who can command the best wages and benefits.


What are the qualifications to become an apprentice?
Qualifications to become an apprentice include a strong foundation of math and literacy skills, a high school or an equivalency diploma, and the ability to successfully complete an aptitude test. Additionally a qualified candidate must be physically fit, drug-free, have access to reliable transportation, and have proof of citizenship or the legal right to work in the U.S.


What are the benefits of an Apprenticeship Training and Union Membership?
Apprenticeship training provides individuals with the skills needed to compete economically and work safely. Union members of the building and construction trades typically receive higher wages and better benefits than those employed by non-union contractors.


Apprenticeship Requirements:
Must be 18 years of age


Additional Information To Be Submitted At Time of Application

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Birth Certificate

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. w/scores

Applications will not be processed until minimum qualifications are met.
Applications may be updated at anytime.


APPRENTICE WAGES:
lst 6 months or at least 780 hours-60% of Journeyman rate.
2nd 6 months or at least 780 hours-65% of Journeyman rate.
3rd 6 months or at least 780 hours-70% of Journeyman rate.
4th 6 months or at least 780 hours-75% of Journeyman rate.
5th 6 months or at least 780 hours-80% of Journeyman rate.
6th 6 months or at least 780 hours-85% of Journeyman rate.
7th 6 months or at least 780 hours-90% of Journeyman rate.
8th 6 months or at least 780 hours-95% of Journeyman rate.