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laborers’ district council of western pennsylvania
Application Information

This Apprenticeship Training Program is operated under the joint administration of the WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA LABORERS’ EDUCATION AND TRAINING TRUST FUND. These parties, under Section 302 of the Taft Hartley Act, have created the Laborers-AGC Education and Training Trust Fund. The programs of this Labor-Management Trust Fund are designed to enable Construction Craft Laborers to keep pace with the rapidly changing health and safety technical skills which are an integral part of the Construction and Environmental Industries. The specific training for which you are applying is the Building and Heavy and Highway Apprenticeship Program.

 

When applications for the Western Pennsylvania Construction Craft Laborers' Apprenticeship Program are accepted, they are available at the following locations:

» CLICK HERE TO PRINT OUT AN APPLICATION
» The local Western Pennsylvania Career Link offices.
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All local union offices.

» The Western Pennsylvania Laborers' Education and Training Center in Saxonburg, Butler County, PA.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST:

1. Complete a written application.
2. Be 18 years of age or older when admitted.
3. Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
4. Have a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation (Pennsylvania driver's license).
5. Be a citizen of the United States or a legal alien.
6.

Have been a resident of one of the following counties for the past (6) months:

Allegheny

Clarion

Fulton

Potter

Armstrong

Clearfield

Greene

Somerset

Beaver

Clinton

Huntingdon

Venango

Bedford

Crawford

Indiana

Warren

Blair

Elk

Jefferson

Washington

Butler

Erie

Lawrence

Westmoreland

Cambria

Fayette

McKean

 

Cameron

Forest

Mercer

 

Centre

Franklin

Mifflin

 

7. Take a written Selection Test. (The test will be administered at the Training Center in Saxonburg, PA.)
8. Participate in an interview session. (Interviews will be at the Training Center in Saxonburg, PA.)
9. Pass a certified drug test before final acceptance.
10.

Submit with the application a non-refundable processing fee of $25.00 in the form of a cashier's check or money order, made payable to:

Western Pennsylvania Laborers’ Education & Training Trust Fund. PERSONAL CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

11. Be in good health, or be able to pass a pre-job physical should one be required.

 

NOTE:

ADMISSION TO SELECTION TEST AND INTERVIEW REQUIRES PROOF OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED AND VALID PENNSYLVANIA DRIVER'S LICENSE.

 

MAIL THE APPLICATION AND PROCESSING FEE TO:

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA LABORERS’ EDUCATION

AND TRAINING TRUST FUND

317 DEER CREEK ROAD

SAXONBURG, PA 16056

SUMMARY OF THE PROGRAM
1. COMPLETE APPLICATION
   

APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT YOUR LOCAL CAREER LINK OR JOB CENTER, ANY LABORERS' LOCAL UNION OFFICE, THE LABORERS’ TRAINING CENTER IN SAXONBURG, PA, OR YOU CAN DOWNLOAD ONE FROM OUR WEBSITE.

2. SUBMIT APPLICATION
   

RETURN THE APPLICATION WITH THE NON-REFUNDABLE $25.00 PROCESSING FEE (NO PERSONAL CHECKS, PLEASE) TO THE ADDRESS SHOWN ON THE FRONT SHEET OF THE APPLICATION.

3. TESTING DATE
   

YOU WILL THEN BE NOTIFIED IN WRITING OF THE SELECTION TEST DATE. THE TESTING LOCATION IS AT THE LABORERS’ TRAINING CENTER IN SAXONBURG, PA. IF YOU DO NOT HEAR FROM US IMMEDIATELY UPON SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION, IT IS BECAUSE WE DO NOT HAVE A TESTING/INTERVIEW DATE SCHEDULED IN THE NEAR FUTURE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL REMAIN ON FILE UNTIL THE NEXT TESTING SESSION IS SCHEDULED BY THE COMMITTEE. IF YOU MOVE, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE WITH YOUR UPDATED ADDRESS.

4. INTERVIEW
   

AFTER YOU HAVE TAKEN THE TEST, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED TO RETURN TO THE TRAINING CENTER IN SAXONBURG FOR AN INTERVIEW.

5. ORIENTATION/TRAINING
 

 

IF SELECTED, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED TO ATTEND A MANDATORY TWO-WEEK ORIENTATION AND TRAINING SESSION, CONSISTING OF A COMBINATION OF SAFETY AWARENESS AND HANDS-ON TRAINING.
6. REGISTRATION
   

YOU WILL BE REGISTERED INTO THE PROGRAM ON THE FINAL DAY OF ORIENTATION AND TRAINING.

7. ASSIGNMENT ELIGIBILITY
   

UPON COMPLETION OF ORIENTATION AND TRAINING AND PROOF OF VALID PENNSYLVANIA DRIVER'S LICENSE, YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR ASSIGNMENT WITH BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OR HEAVY AND HIGHWAY SIGNATORY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS.

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It is the applicant’s responsibility to notify the Western PA. Construction Craft Laborers Apprenticeship Program regarding a change in address and/or telephone number.  This applies to the application process, testing, interviews, and orientation/training, if selected for the program.