Applicants are required to complete an
application at the local union hall and they must present a
valid driver's license at that time.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
Applicants are required to take an
Applicants are required to attend an orientation
session before taking the aptitude test.
Applicants must be physically capable
of performing the work of the trade.
meet the eligibility requirements based on the aptitude test
will be placed on a list.
program is designed to achieve journeyman status
in approximately two years, depending upon
of 4000 hours of on-the-job training which
reflects a broad base of experience covering
the various aspects of the Laborers
a minimum of 296 hours or related
classroom instruction in technical and
theoretical subjects to supplement and
reinforce on-the-job training.
be subject to a probationary period of 500 hours.
District Council of Eastern Pennsylvania Joint
Education and Training Fund as sell as the
Apprenticeship Committee operate without
discrimination because of race, color, religion,
disability, national origin, or sex.
Training is schedule for one week
every quarter. Check current training
to find available sites in your area.
On July 6, 1994,
the U.S. Department of Labors Bureau of
Apprenticeship and Training approved
Laborers-AGCs National Apprenticeship
Standards for the Construction Craft Laborer
occupation. After this accomplishment, the
Laborers District Council of Eastern
Pennsylvania applied and was approved the first
Laborers Apprentice Program from the
Pennsylvania Apprenticeship and Training Council
on May 11, 1995. This is important because the
laborer occupation is now considered to be an
will be paid in accordance with the number of
on-the-job hours accumulated as shown in the
following schedule, as a percentage of the
journey-worker rate of pay, classroom attendance
must also be current to receive wage advances.