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No experience is necessary to apply for a USW skilled trades apprenticeship. None. The Apprentice will work alongside a mentor who will give instruction and guidance. Coupled with the independent coursework requirement, apprentices learn everything necessary to become a Journeyperson in a Skilled Trade.

With our skilled trades apprenticeship program, your pay varies depending on several factors such as the trade you choose and where you are in the program.

For that reason, we are unable to provide a guaranteed wage until you become employed. Please contact us (link) for more information.

The length of time varies depending on the trade you choose. Our skilled trade apprenticeship programs and typically no less than two years, and no longer than four years.

The apprentice becomes an employee of the company in which they are placed, and a union member, from the first day on the job

This is what makes the USW skilled trades arenticeship such a great opportunity: getting paid to learn as you work alongside mentors with the skills and experience to help you succeed in a new career.