Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

ANEW offers high-quality, pre-apprenticeship training programs that help women and men obtain careers in construction trades. We partner with many registered apprenticeship programs in the Seattle area and expose students directly to their training facilities. These training partners explain their industry, teach technical and math-related lessons, and emphasize the importance of fitness. 

To learn more about enrollment, attend one of our info sessions, listed on our calendar: https://anewaop.org/events/ 

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

Trades Rotation Program (TRP)

TRP is a 10 week, 3 days a week, high-quality pre-apprenticeship training at our South Training Facility in Kent, WA   that helps men and women obtain family wage careers in construction trades. The TRP Program helps adults gain the knowledge, physical, and technical trades skills needed to be competitive to successfully apply and be accepted into an apprenticeship.

Graduates of this program will earn the following certifications:

-OSHA10

-Flagging

-Forklift

-CPR / First Aid

Pre-Apprenticeship and Construction Education (PACE)

PACE is an 11 week, 3 days a week, high-quality pre-apprenticeship training at our North Training Facility in Seattle, WA  that helps men and women obtain family wage careers in construction trades. The PACE Program helps adults gain the knowledge, physical, and technical trades skills needed to be competitive to successfully apply and be accepted into an apprenticeship.

Graduates of this program will earn the following certifications:

-OSHA10

-Flagging

-Forklift

-CPR / First Aid

4-Week Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

Construction Boot Camp (CBC)

CBC is a 4-week, 5 days a week, high-quality pre-apprenticeship construction training. The goal of CBC is to provide a different path in life to those who have life experiences or are from the underserved community. Connecting people to a trade that improves their quality of living through family wage careers.

Graduates of this program will earn the following certifications:

-OSHA10

-Flagging

-Forklift

-CPR / First Aid

Eligibility Requirements for ANEW’s Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

  • 18 years of age or older
  • GED or High School Diploma (or ability to finish before end of program)
  • Valid WA State Driver’s License (or ability to reinstate license by end of program)
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Stable Living Arrangements
  • Ability to pass a drug test

Students who succeed in our training demonstrate to ANEW:

  • They can be on time and keep scheduled appointments
  • They can provide all requested documents for their assessment
  • They are honest in their interview
  • They pass a drug test
  • They express an interest and/or experience in construction trades 

Backgrounds are screened for income eligibility, citizenship verification, veteran status if applicable, and criminal history, if applicable.