550 SW 7th St. Renton, WA 98057 | p 425.228.1777 | f 425.228.1778

Applicant FAQ

Applying for Apprenticeship

What are the minimum requirements needed to submit a completed application? 

-Must be at least 18 years of age
-Must be a high school graduate or have a GED with a minimum score of 250 points (2500 points in the new scoring system or 600 in the scoring system beginning January 2016) OR have a two-year Associate Degree or higher
-Must meet the math requirement: Inside Wireman applicants must show evidence of completion (with a "C" or better) of one full year of high school algebra or one post high school algebra course, or provide evidence of having completed the NJATC Math course with a minimum score of 75%. Residential and Sound & Communication applicants must show evidence of completion (with a "C" or better) of one year of high school basic math.
-Possess and maintain a valid driver's license

Can I pick up a paper application to fill out?

 No, all applications are submitted online. You may use the computers in our lobby on weekdays between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

How long after submitting my application is it valid?

60 days. After this point, you must reapply.

Submitting a Completed Application

How do I know that my application was actually submitted?

You will receive an email with a copy of your application as well as a checklist of things you need to complete in order to make your application valid.

What documents do I need to submit for my apprenticeship application?

-Official, sealed copies of your high school and/or college transcripts or GED scores if applicable
-Valid driver's license
-Completed background check form
-Signed substance abuse policy

May I submit my high school diploma in place of my transcripts?

No. You must submit an official, sealed copy of your high school transcript

What if I graduated from a different country?

We can accept transcripts from a different country as long as they have been translated into the English language. They must also show a graduation date.

May I submit additional documents, such as licenses, letter of recommendations or a resume to be included with my application?

Yes. You may submit a resume, college transcripts, proof of other training or certifications, proof of military experience, etc.