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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: