Trades Licensing Apprenticeships
Students who prefer a hands-on approach to learning may want to consider an apprenticeship program.
Apprentices learn a skilled trade through a combination of classroom instruction and on-the-job training.
Apprenticeship programs are considered by many to be the best way to receive training in the skilled trades.
Employers, labor unions, and employer associations, administer apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship programs are available in over 800 different occupations; however, over half of the apprentices work in the construction trades. The following are some of the most popular apprenticeship occupations.
Bricklayer and Stone Mason
Painter and Paperhanger
Tool and Die Maker
If you are interested in any of these and still have questions, please call:
Thurston County Apprenticeship Consultant
PO Box 44530
Olympia, Wash. 98504-4530
Lewis County Apprenticeship Consultant P.O. Box 44181 Olympia, Wash. 98504-4181 Phone: 360-902-6781 Fax: 360-902-4248 Email: Tani.Biale@Lni.wa.gov
Last Modified on February 15, 2019