Apprentice Program

NYS Apprenticeship Director – James Hayes
Contact – Kerry Tripoli

16 Corporate Circle
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-438-0901

Requirements

Attend the information session
High School Diploma/GED
Driver’s License
Reliable Transportation
Pass Drug Test

Process to be accepted into the Apprentice Program

  • You must attend an information session, 6:00 PM the first Monday of each month, 16 Corporate Circle. At the information session you will be given a code to complete the application on line at www.nectf.org.
  • You will then be scheduled for an interview and placed on a ranking list.
  • If accepted, Orientation will be on Thursday at 2:00 pm at the Local #291 Union Hall, located at 14 Corporate Circle, Albany, New York. You must bring 2 forms of payment with you to the union hall when signing up to become a member (initiation fee and credit union fee)
  • Initiation and dues can be paid by check, money-order, debit/credit. Cash will not be accepted. A separate check/money order for $5.00 is also required for the credit union

Any questions on payment please feel free to contact the Local Union Hall at 518-438-1905, all other questions please call the Training Center at 518-438-0901.

Initiation Fee schedule for Apprentices upon joining is as follows:dsc_0003

Level 1 Apprentice – $60.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $123.00
Level 2 Apprentice – $120.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $183.00
Level 3 Apprentice – $180.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $243.00
Level 4 Apprentice – $240.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $303.00
Level 5 Apprentice – $300.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three months dues = $363.00

Membership dues are $21.00/month thereafter.

The apprenticeship program is a 5 year program consisting of 4 weeks in school training, and the rest will consist of on-site training.

Rates:

Apprentice rates ranging from $27.92 – $40.26.

Rates are subject to change based on the Counties you work in.

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