Ready For Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship preparation programs help you find and prepare for registered apprenticeship opportunities. Each recognized program listed below has working relationships with one or more registered apprenticeship program sponsors.

These programs are recognized by the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council (WSATC) and follow standards outlined in WSATC Policy 2012-03, as passed in April, 2012.

Learn more below and contact the program that best meets your needs to get enrolled and start building your career path today.

List of apprenticeship preparation programs

Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women (ANEW)
550 SW 7th Street, Suite B305
Renton, WA 98057
Phone: 206-381-1384
Fax: 206-381-1389
Megan Clark, Outreach and Retention Specialist
Kerstin Torrescano, Training Coordinator

Bates Technical College Trade Occupations Opportunity Learning Center (TOOL)
Bates Technical College
2201 South 78th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409

Contact: Kwana Wise/Wise Program Coordinator
Phone: 253-680-7565
Employment Case Manager: Venus Dean-Bullinger

Sound Outreach
Phone: 253-380-1658

Employment Coach: Brock Lintelmann
Sound Outreach
Phone: 253-593-2111

Clover Park Technical College Fundamental Skills in Manufacturing and Engineering
Clover Park Technical College
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Contact: Michelle Barre
Phone: 253-589-5583
Instructor: Tom Chesnes
Phone: 253-589-5796

Direct Access to Laborers Education and Careers
Contact: Dale Bright, Director
502 S. 61st St.
Tacoma, WA 98408
Phone: 206-751-3311

FTINW Painters and Allied Trades Veterans Program
Contact: Sarah Swarthout
Phone: 206-762-8332

Green River Community College Carpentry Technology Program
Carpentry Technology Program Lead Instructor and Program Coordinator
Green River Community College
12401 SE 320th St. MS/TI
Auburn, WA 98002-3699

Contact: Glen D. Martin
Phone: 253-833-9111 Ext: 4208

Head Start to Construction
2110 N. Fancher
Spokane, WA 99212
Phone: 509-319-4141
Trincy Hawkins

Ironworkers Pre-Apprenticeship Program
4550 S. 134th place
Tukwila, WA 98168
Phone: 206-244-2993

IUPAT Job Corps Pre-Apprenticeship Programs
Contact: James Purdy, NW Regional Field Coordinator
7320 Parkway Drive
Hanover, MD 210-76
Phone: 410-564-5870

King County Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education (KC PACE)
Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council
PACE Training Facility
7543 – 63rd Avenue NE, Bldg. 5B
Seattle, WA 98115
Phone: 206-947-5362

Longview School District Apprenticeship Preparation Program
2715 Lilac Street
Longview, WA 98632
Phone: 360-575-7810
Fax: 360-575-7231
Jill Diehl, Executive Director

Manufacturing Academy - AJAC
John Manning
Phone: 206-764-7940

NEWTECH Skill Center
4141 N. Regal Street
Spokane, WA 99207
Phone: 509-354-7479
Suzanne Gretch, Career and Pre-Apprenticeship Coordinator

Northwest Carpenters Institute Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Paula Resa
Pre-Apprenticeship Coordinator NWCI
Phone: 253-437-5235

Pierce County Skills Center (PCSC) Construction Trades Program
Michelle Ledbetter, Director
16117 Canyon Road East
Puyallup, WA 98375
Phone: 253-638-5950

Seattle Conservation Corps
7727 63rd Ave NE Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98115

Seattle Vocational Institute – PACT
2120 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98144
Phone: 206-934-4950
Lawrence Willis, Program Administration

Seattle Youthcare, Youth Build Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Toby Addington, Employment Training Manager
2500 NE 54th Street
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-475-5622

Second Chance: Pre-Apprenticeship Carpentry Training (PACT)
Spokane Home Builders Association
5813 E. 4th Ave. Suite 201
Spokane Valley, WA 99212
Kim Waseca-Love, Director
Phone: 509-532-4990

SCC Apprentice and Journeyman Training
1810 N Greene St, MS 1080
Spokane, WA 99217
Phone: 509-533-8098
Fax: 509-533-8618
Kenna May

TLG Learning IT Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Nancy Gale
Phone: 425-460-2200

Trade Occupations Opportunity Learning Center
Bates Technical College
2201 South 78th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98409
Phone: 253-680-7565
Fax: 253-680-740
Kwana Wise, Wise Program Coordinator

Tri-Cities Apprenticeship Preparation Program
Tri-Tech Skills Center
5929 W. Metaline
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 509-222-7300
Lisa McKinney, Program Coordinator

TERO Vocational Training Center (TVTC)
11224 34th St NE Bldg. 16-368
Tulalip, WA 98271
William Burchett, Coordinator, 360-716-4744
Lisa Telford, Family Career Navigator, 360-716-4760

Vancouver Public Schools Construction Trades Program
Hudsons Bay High School
1601 E Mcloughlin Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98663
Building Construction Trades instructor: Aaron Pierce

Yakima Valley Technical (YV Tech) Skills Center
Green Energy/Electrical Technician Prep Program
1120 S. 18th Street
Yakima, WA 98901-3654
Phone: 509-573-5500
James Krueger

YouthCare’s YouthBuild – Seattle
2500 NE 54th Street
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-619-8982 or 1-800-495-7802
Melinda Glovengo

AmeriCorps Office
2424 E Riverside Avenue
Spokane, WA 99223
Phone: 509-789-3708
Melinda Glovengo

Youthbuild Tacoma
Goodwill Olympics & Rainier Region
714 S. 27th St. Tacoma, WA 98409
Phone: 253-573-6510
Emily Slagle, Program Manager -
Michaela Woodmansee, Intake & Outreach Specialist -
Richard Jones, Construction Coordinator -

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Mailing address

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
Apprenticeship Section
PO Box 44530
Olympia WA 98504-4530