Apprenticeship Information


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Are you interested in an apprenticeship after high school, a method of career training consisting of paid full-time employment and part-time unpaid school attendance (minimum 144 hours per year)? If so, check out the links below! For more information, schedule an appointment with your school counselor.

Apprenticeship Opportunities Include:

  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Cement Mason
  • Cosmetologist
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dispensing Optician
  • Educational Assistant (K-12)
  • Weatherization Technician
  • Electrician
  • Firefighter/Medic
  • Healthcare Worker
  • Machinist
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Meat Cutter
  • Plumber/Pipefitter
  • Tree Trimmer
  • Utility Line Worker

Check out the Apprenticeship Training Programs at South Seattle College and Renton College

South Seattle College Georgetown Apprenticeships

Renton College Apprenticeships

Check out the Washington State Apprenticeship Programs Catalog:

Explore Apprenticeship Options that Fit for You:

Other Pathways to Apprenticeship Materials

For easy tools to explore if you are ready for apprenticeship, what to do to get ready for apprenticeship, and how to apply for apprenticeship visit:

And the STEM Pays Video shown during the session: Linking Students to Apprenticeship can be seen at:

Area Program Contacts

Electrical Apprenticeship Programs:

Puget Sound Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (trains in the occupations of Construction Electrician, Residential Wireman, and Low Energy Sound Communication Technician.)

550 SW 7th St.

Renton, WA 98055

Phone: 425-228-1777

I. E. C. of Washington Apprenticeship Committee (trains in all the occupations listed above)

11630 Airport Road, Suite 300

Everett, WA  98204

Phone: 1-800-595-0900

Construction Industry Training Council of Washington, aka CITC (trains in Construction Electrician – Commercial – only)

1930 116th Ave. NE, Suite 201

Bellevue, WA  98004

Phone: 425-454-2482

Other Local Contacts:

Seattle and Vicinity Sprinkler Fitters Apprenticeship Committee

Stephen Miller, Training Coordinator


Western Washington Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship Committee

Eric Peterson, Training Coordinator


Glaziers, Architectural Metal, and Glassworkers Apprenticeship Committee

Greg Greenstreet, Training Coordinator


Puget Sound Electrical Apprenticeship Committee

Michiko Starks, Training Coordinator


Construction Industry Training Council of Washington

Halene Sigmund, Training Coordinator


Alternately you may contact Elmer Arter of the Western Washington (Apprenticeship Program) Coordinator’s Association at:

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