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WISCONSIN LABORERS' APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

OUR APPRENTICESHIP

Are you looking for the start of a great career or for a career change? The construction craft laborer is a highly diverse trade that offers work opportunities across all sectors of the construction industry. The Wisconsin Laborers' Apprenticeship program is uniquely designed to provide the classroom, hands-on, and technical skills training required to sustain the construction industry with safe and productive workers. Our Apprentice's, regardless of experience, immediately begin to earn a wage while learning on-the-job and in the classroom.

REQUIREMENTS

Requirements for the Wisconsin Laborers' Apprenticeship program:

  • Applicants must take the Accuplacer trading and numerical test  (Reading 55 or higher and numerical 35 or higher)

  • Not less than 18 years of age

  • Must have physical ability to perform the work of the trade with or without reasonable accomodations

  • A reading, writing, and communication ability as would enable the application to perform the tasks of a Construction Craft Laborer in a safe matter and comprehend the subject matter taught in related instruction

  • Must have reliable transportation to job site and training center

ACCUPLACER TESTING DATES

Tests are held at the AmericInn Hotel & Suites in West Salem, WI. (address below) Testing begins at 9:00 a.m. Applicants that arrive after 9:00 a.m. will NOT test. If you have sufficient ACT or Accuplacer test scores bring them with and you may not be required to take our test. There will be applications available to fill out on the day of testing otherwise you may print off the application below and have it ready to hand in before testing.

  • August 19, 2019

  • September 19, 2019

  • October 7, 2019

EARN WHILE YOU LEARN

Compared to the risky proposition of getting a costly college education with no guarantee of a job and student loans to pay off, the Wisconsin Laborers' Apprenticeship program makes so much sense. Apprentices earn while they learn. As you work your way through our Apprenticeship program and your skills, knowledge, and experience increase, so does your rate of pay. The lifetime skills they acquire transfer among many employers which results in greater employment opportunities and long-term job security. Apprentice typically start out earning $23-$26 per hour, PLUS health and pension benefits.