Alaska Southcentral/Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers
Local Union 23 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
Alaska Southcentral/Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers
Local Union 23 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
© By Local 23 JATC. All Rights Reserved.

Phone: 907-277-5367

The Alaska South-central/ Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union #23 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is committed to providing quality training for all union apprentices and journeypersons. Through education and practical, on-the-job training the JATC strives to provide it’s contractors with productive and responsible workers, by training a skilled workforce of journeypersons capable of craftsmanship that exceeds the ever-changing industry’s standards.

Our accredited Sheet Metal workers training program is located in Anchorage Alaska. We have been training workers to fabricate, install and service heating, venting and air conditioning systems, blowpipe and industrial systems: metal roofing, coping and flashing as a U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program since 1950 when the local union received its charter. In 1972, the program received formal certification by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Welcome to Local 23 JATC

Our new location

Training a Skilled Workforce of Journeypersons Capable of Craftsmanship
That Exceeds the Ever-Changing Industry's Standards.

Alaska South-central - Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union #23 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is seeking applicants for our Apprenticeship Program. The opening for accepting applications is April 20, 2017 to May 29, 2017.

Applications are available at the training center office, they can be printed HERE or they can also be mailed to you by request. Applications will be accepted during normal business hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) Monday through Friday at the following location:

Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #23 JATC
1307 East 75th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99518
(907) 277-5367

All applications returned by mail must be post marked by May 26, 2017.

The minimum qualifications to apply are:

-Must be at least 18 years old (provide birth certificate).

-Shall possess a high school diploma or certified G.E.D. equivalency. Applicant must provide an official transcript(s) for high school and post high school education and training. All GED records must be submitted if applicable.

-Applicants must complete a WorkKeys assessment with a minimum level of four (4) in the areas of reading for information; six (6) for applied mathematics; and four (4) for locating information (call above number for more information).

-Must possess a valid, unrestricted Alaska driver's license and be insurable by a contractor for company vehicles.

-Shall be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the occupation with or without a reasonable accommodation and without endangering the health and safety of themselves and or fellow workers.

The recruitment, selection and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

All applicants must meet the basic qualifications and turn in a complete application to be interviewed and ranked. Interviews will be held at the above address. Upon receipt of a completed application, specific times for your interview will be sent to you via U.S. Mail.

Apprentices will be selected in order of their ranking.


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