All applicants must be a high school graduate or have obtained a GED certificate from an accredited institution and received a credit for passing Algebra I or a higher level of mathematics course.

All applicants must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation at time of application and throughout the five-year program.

A minimum of 180 hours classroom instruction is required each of the five years of the apprenticeship program.

A minimum of 900 hours classroom instruction
and a minimum of 8,000 hours on the job training are required to complete the program.

Pay increases are given on a regular basis and are determined by the number of hours worked in the field and successful progress in the classroom.