- Be at least 18 years of age
- Be a high school graduate or have a certificate of equivalency (GED)
- Be an Alaska resident for the last twelve consecutive months
- Have a Valid Alaska Driver’s License
- Be physically fit
An interview committee rates each applicant on factors such as interest in the trade, educational transcripts, references, previous work experience, a sense of responsibility, and a good attitude towards the program.
Apprentices can and do achieve Journey worker status in three years. They must complete 5100 hours of on-the-job training covering the various aspects of the Laborers’ craft and a minimum of 144 hours each year of the related classroom education and hands-on instruction. Credit can be given for previous experience.
2121 Kiana Street
Fairbanks, AK 99709
17805 Old Glenn Hwy
Chugiak, AK 99567
Training Director: Suzanne McCarthy
Deputy Director Fairbanks:
Training Coordinator Fairbanks: Danny Ruerup
Apprentice Assistant: Melodie Byrd