Qualifications and Application Process
Local 38's Apprenticeship Program conducts written examinations every two years. Please call the Training Department at (415) 562-3838 if you have additional questions.
Apprentices must be 18 or older, possess a high school diploma or G.E.D, and have a Birth Certificate or valid California driver's license.
Step 1: Fill out a written application.
Step 2: Successful applicants will then be asked to take a written examination covering general knowledge.
Step 3: Applicants who pass the written examination will be scheduled for an interview with representatives of the Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (JATC) that governs the Training Program.
Step 4: Successful applicants are placed on a numbered list. The number of openings in the Apprenticeship Program is determined twice annually by the JATC.
Step 5: Applicants are notified as to when their classroom training begins.
Step 6: Trainees are indentured as apprentices after they begin job-site training.