Apprentice Program

Requirements

High School Diploma/GED
Driver’s License
Reliable Transportation
Pass Drug Test

Training Coordinator – David Moak
Contact – Kerry Tripoli

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

Process to be accepted into the Apprentice Program

  • Applications are accepted on Thursdays between the hours of 1 pm and 4 pm at the training center
  • Math test and interview follow
  • Once both requirements are met you will receive notification in the mail and then proceed with a drug test and orientation. Orientation will be on Thursday at 3:00 pm at the Local #291 Union Hall, located at 1284 Central Avenue, Albany, New York.
  • 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 please feel free to contact the Local Union Hall at 518-438-1905.

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

1st Year Apprentice – $60.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $123.00
2nd Year Apprentice – $120.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $183.00
3rd Year Apprentice – $180.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $243.00
4th Year Apprentice – $240.00 initiation fee, $63.00 for three month dues = $303.00

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:

1st Year – $15.19(Total package – $25.91)
2nd Year – $18.23(Total package – $28.98)
3rd Year – $19.75 (Total package – $33.11)
4th Year – $21.27 (Total package – $34.65)
5th Year – $24.30 (Total package – $37.71)

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

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