West Virginia Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Program
Interested in becoming a Construction Craft Laborer?
The process starts when you fill out an application. Check out our Training Center site for even more information.
In order to be eligible to participate applicants must:
Be at least 18 years of age
Possess a valid Drivers License
Be physically able to perform the duties of the craft
Pass a physical exam and a drug test
Possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
How to Apply
Applications are normally taken on the 3rd Friday of each month at area Job Services throughout the State of West Virginia. Please do not call the Job Service offices or local union halls.
Screening and Selection
Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be given an aptitude test. Based on the overall test results, a predetermined number of applicants with the highest test scores will be interviewed by the JATC (Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee). Following guidelines outlined in the program standards, the JATC will evaluate each eligible applicant based on various factors including, but not limited to, educational background, work experience and test results. Applicants are ranked based on the evaluation results, and a predetermined number of the highest ranked applicants are then selected to participate in the program.