Earn while you learn

Apprentices gain an opportunity to work in well-paying jobs such as sheet metal worker, operating engineer, electrical, plumbing and steam fitter, carpentry and other trades occupations.

We partner with union and non-union apprenticeship programs to combine on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

Work full-time as an apprentice and take a structured series of courses which includes content that supports the tasks you perform at work. Each apprenticeship offers a specialized program that will take from three to five years to complete and leads to a Journeymen certificate.

Our apprenticeships

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Greater Baltimore

This organization has a wide variety of crafts to choose from including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, sheet metal, HVACR, sprinkler-fitter, pipe-fitter. You can work full-time and attend classes part-time. Completers of the Construction Education Academy program earn 24 credits from CCBC. Eligible Veterans receive educational benefits. Learn more »

For more information on the Associated Builders and Contractors visit abcbaltimore.org. For more information on the Construction Education Academy of Greater Baltimore and how to apply, call 410.821.0351 or visit: cea.abcbaltimore.org

Baltimore Electricians, JATC Local Union #24

This 5-year program will take you from craftsmanship through apprenticeship so you'll learn everything you need to know in order to work in the electrical field. In our modern training facility, you'll receive college credit while earning a living wage, family health care and retirement benefits.

For more information call 410.247.3313.
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Heat & Frost Insulators & Asbestos Workers Local #24

Local #24 has been a chartered member of the Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers since August 24, 1907. For over one hundred years, this organization has been dedicated to assisting its membership in securing employment, defending their rights and advancing their interests as working men and women, and by education and co-operation, raising them to that position in society to which they are justly entitled. 

For more information call 301.498.9162.
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Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)

IEC Chesapeake offers apprenticeship classes in three formats: classroom, online, and web-casting. The apprenticeship program is a combination of classroom and on-the-job training over a four-year period. It's designed to provide you, the apprentice, with the necessary theory and practical training to earn the status of electrician. 

For more information call 301.621.9545
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Ironworkers, Local Union #568

Local #16 has a proud tradition of sending out highly trained, highly qualified and safety trained iron-workers on numerous job sites for over 100 years. The purpose of the apprenticeship is to ensure careful selection of those entering the trade so that after training, you will be ready to enter the workforce as a skilled worker with a well-paying job.

For more information call 410.282.6650.
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Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors (MPHCC)

In a four-year period, you can complete the required 7500 hours of supervised on-the-job work experience and learn the skills and knowledge that will help you to pass the state Journey test. 

For more information call 410.461.5977.
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Mid-Atlantic Carpenters (MACTC) Local Union #101

Start a carpentry/millwright career while training in our four-year apprenticeship program. Earn while you learn and become a skilled certified Journeyman. 

For more information call 410.737.9670.
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Operating Engineers Local Union #37

This is a mixed local which means it represents both Operating Engineers working as heavy equipment operators, mechanic, and welders in the construction industry, as well as Stationary Engineers working inside buildings performing all types of facility maintenance. This apprenticeship may lead to college credit and may also be offered as a paid apprenticeship.

For more information call 443.242.6280.
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Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union #486

Apprenticeship in the pipe trades is a highly selective program, and acceptance for training depends on your qualifications along with the demand needs of the trade at the time of the selection process. If selected, you will receive a five year apprentice scholarship. Earn multiple certifications, licenses, and college credit. It's guaranteed to change your future! 

For more information call 410.866.5313.
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Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #100

The Sheet Metal Workers' International Association (SMWIA) represents 150,000 skilled crafts-persons throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Sheet metal workers perform architectural sheet metal work, fabrication, installation, and service of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, shipbuilding, rail work and more. Find out more about our paid apprenticeships. 

For more information call 410.732.1849.
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