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FAQ's

Applying for Apprenticeship

Q:  What are the minimum requirements needed to submit a completed Apprenticeship application?

1) The applicant must be at least 18 years old,
2) Have earned a high school diploma or have passing scores on the G.E.D.,
3) Reside within King County,
4) Hold a valid Washington state driver's license.

 Q: Where may I pick up an Application?  

A:  595 Monster Road, Suite 100 , Renton , WA   98057  (Click Here for a Map). 

Q:  When days/times may I pick up an Apprenticeship Application? 

A: Monday through Friday 8:30-4:30, except between 12-1.

Q: Can I request an application be mailed to my home?

A: No, applications must be signed out from a log by the person the application is for. 

Q: How long after picking up my application is it valid? 

A: 60 days, after this point you must sign out a new application in order to apply. 

Q: What if I live outside of your jurisdiction? 

A: Please call the Local that corresponds with your county.

Pierce Country:              Local 26       Lacey, WA 360-486-9400
Snohomish County:       Local 26       Burlington, WA 360-486-9440
E. WA & N.E. Oregon:    Local 598      Pasco, WA 809-547-6480

E. WA (Spokane):          Local 44       Spokane, WA 509-624-5258

 

Submitting a Completed Application

Q:  What documents do I need to submit with my Apprenticeship application?

A:  

1) High school transcript or GED test scores
2) Results from the Asset or Compass test (see below for more details)
3) Proof of a valid Washington State Drivers License 

Q: May I submit my High School Diploma in place of transcripts?

A: No, the High School transcript is a state requirement, and a diploma cannot be submitted in place of it.

Q: What if I graduated from a different country?

A: We can accept transcripts from a different country as long as they have been translated into the English language.

Q: What if I have earned a college level degree, doesn’t that replace the need for my High School Transcripts?

A:  You’re welcome to submit your college transcripts/degrees in addition to your High School transcripts, but they cannot be submitted in place of them.

Q:  May I submit additional documents, such as licenses or a resume?  

A: Yes!  The above documents are just the minimum requirements.  You may submit a resume, college transcripts, proof of other training, military service, etc.

Q: Can I return my completed application by mail/fax?

 

A:  All applications must be returned in person to ensure that all requirements have been met.