Apprenticeship Qualifying and Selection Procedure

Equal Employment Opportunity Pledge
The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices by the Arizona Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Program shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex. The Arizona Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Program will take affirmative action to provide Equal Opportunity in Apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30, as amended.

Application Locations

  1. Applications are accepted year round from all qualified applicants at the following locations and times.

    1. Carpenters Local 408
      4547 W. McDowell
      Phoenix, Arizona 85035
      Applications accepted Mondays and Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM.

    2. Southern Arizona Carpenters Local 408
      3985 N. Benan Venture Dr.
      Tucson, Arizona 85705
      Applications accepted on Monday and Friday from 7:30 AM- 4:00 PM.

    3. Millwright Local 1607
      4547 W. McDowell
      Phoenix, Arizona 85035
      Applications accepted on Monday and Friday from 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM.

    4. Arizona Drywall/Lather 1506
      4547 W. McDowell, Suite 5
      Phoenix, Arizona 85035
      Applications accepted Mondays and Wednesdays 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM or by appointment.

Minimum Qualifications and Application Procedure

  1. Applicants for apprenticeship positions must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
    1. Applicants may be required to submit documentation, which verifies this requirement.

  2. Applicants must fill out an application form provided by the union hall.
    1. The union hall shall hold all applications in confidence. No names, addresses or phone numbers will be made public without the applicant's prior, written, approval.
    2. All applicants must be United States citizens or have proper Immigration and Naturalization Service papers for working in the United States.

  3. Applicants must complete an interview at the time of application.

  4. Applicants must have a sufficient educational understanding to take related instruction training classes, understand safety regulations, and follow written and oral instructions. A high school diploma or GED is not required for admission into the program, but it is preferred that an applicant has completed high school or obtained a GED.

  5. Within the guidelines of the American Disabilities Act, all applicants must be physically capable of performing the work of the craft.

  6. Applicants must have an oral interview with a business agent of the program to which they are applying.