How long does it take? 2-3 years to earn Journeyman status, depending on occupational training
What is a Journeyman? A person who has completed an apprenticeship program or is an experienced worker, not a trainee, and is fully qualified and able to perform the trade without supervision
When are classes? Two nights a week following a traditional school year; Aug-Nov and Jan-April
How long are they? 2.5 hours a night excluding additional Safety Training/Field Trips
How much does it cost? 2-3 year's tuition=1 semester of tuition at a state university
Who pays the tuition? The Apprentice is responsible for apprenticeship fees. However, tuition Reimbursement Programs are available with our contractor members based on performance and attendance. There are also tuition programs available through DES for qualified applicants.
How much does a Journeyman make? $50,000 - $70,000 Annually
Where are the classes located? West-MEC Deer Valley Campus
How can I get registered in the Program? Contact our Apprenticeship Coordinator for more detailed information and access to our application. Apprentice's accepted into our program will have the opportunity to work for one of our Contractor Members.
What is required? GED or High School Diploma, reliable transportation, personal references
Now taking applications for:
Contractor Members and potential Apprentices contact us for more details or call our office at 480-648-9680 for immediate assistance or to inquire about scholarships that are available.
Program under development:
Stucco/EIFS/Lath/Plasterer (3 years)
AWCI-AZ Education Foundation, Inc. admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the Foundation. It doesn't discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, or other Foundation administered programs.