Apprenticeship Opportunities Project


Attention: The AOP office will be open during limited hours due to healthy and safety precautions:

Apprentices or those inquiring about financial and support services will need to visit our office in Renton during the following times:

Mon- Wed 7:30-11:30AM ONLY. Outside of these hours, we encourage everyone to dial 425-390-7703 leave a voicemail and we will return all calls within one business day. 

AOP provides employment navigation, support services, and case management to anyone who is ready for a family wage career in construction.

Since 1994, ANEW has operated the Apprenticeship Opportunities Project (AOP)

AOP can help Washington state residents, male and female, who are unemployed or under-employed and seeking work in livable wage jobs or apprenticeships in these ways:

  • One-to-one, personalized assistance on resumes, job and apprenticeship applications, and interviewing skills
  • Links to livable wage construction job postings and current apprenticeship openings
  • Direct connections to employers looking for qualified applicants

Limited Financial Assistance for qualified individuals, such as:

  • Initiation Fees
  • Union Dues
  • Tuition for Math Classes
  • Work Clothes, Rain Gear, and Boots
  • Occupation-Specific Tools

Minimum Qualifications to enroll in AOP include:

  • Resident of Washington State
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must meet financial qualifications
  • Pre-apprentice or under-employed apprentice


Call us today to make an appointment: 206-381-1384 and ask for the AOP Department to be connected!

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