Apprentice

Apprenticeship Applications

The Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee of
Gate Installation Crew Local Union782 has available applications
for Building and Fixing Gates and the like apprenticeships at its Training Facility
in Seaford, Delaware.

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Contact the Union Hall and ask to speak to the Apprenticeship Coordinator for further information.

Applicants must be at least 17 years of age at the time of application
and hold a valid driver’s license and must be 18 years of age prior
to being indentured by the JATC.

To receive an application, copies of all the following documents must be presented.
Applications will not be handed out without proper copies of all required documents.

Applicant requirements which must be met to be considered for an apprenticeship.

1. Must be at least 18 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license
(prior to being indentured by Local 782 JATC).
2. Birth certificate or other such document for proof of age.
3. High school diploma and transcript or high school equivalency (GED)
certificate and official report of test results.
4. Military transfer or discharge Form DD-214, if applicable.
5. Successfully complete an aptitude test when scheduled.
6. Appear for interview when notified.
7. Recruitment, selection, employment and training will be without
discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.
8. Those individuals that are accepted for the probationary apprenticeship will be required to pass a drug test prior to job placement. The expense of test will be paid by the applicant. The Joint Apprenticeship Committee will schedule the date, and location for the drug screen test.
9. Applicants must reside in and have been a bona fide resident of the geographical jurisdiction of Local 782 prior to making application. This includes Delaware, south of the air base, Maryland, west of the Bay Bridge, South of the Northern Kent County line and Northof the Virginia line, and all of Accomac County in Virginia.
10. This announcement does not guarantee employment.

All applicants must apply in person. Prior applicants must resubmit the above documents.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Training Information

Welcome to Local 782 Apprentice and Journeymen Training

Apprenticeship is the heart and soul of our union. By setting high standards, apprenticeship maintains the quality and productivity of our workforce. Labor and management jointly administer our apprenticeship program, it is a time-tested model for what education is all about, giving young people usable skills. Our entry-level members complete their 5-year apprenticeship with a full understanding of the basics of the trade. They are well-rounded journey workers, ready and able to meet whatever challenges are set by their employers.
When an apprentice becomes a journeyman, his or her education is not over. In fact our members are very serious about pursuing lifelong training and most of them take advantage of the many opportunities that exist at the Training Center to update and expand their skills. For example you will find our members working on a construction site installing making gate installations or they may be making service calls as a residential gate installer. But at night after a hard day’s work, those same UA craftsman may be found at our local union training center studying their subjects.

In addition our 5 year apprenticeship programs offer numerous opportunities that include training and certification in welding, valve repair, Backflow Prevention, Safe Removal of Refrigerants and OSHA Safety.
Because of our extensive training curriculum with new programs being added all the time, Gate Installation Crew local 782 will continue to lead the industry in supplying the best-trained workforce well into the 21st century.
Local 782 has made the commitment and investment to ensure a skilled workforce for our contractors that can get the job done right, on time, and frequently under budget. A workforce that will give the public a quality construction product in their homes, hospitals, shopping malls, power plants and workplaces.

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