Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

ANEW offers an 11 week, part-time, high-quality pre-apprenticeships at our training centers that help women and men obtain careers in construction trades. ANEW’s program is unique. 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. Some programs come to our workshops and give one-on-one coaching. It’s like having a day-long interview and immediate connection to the leaders who select apprentices!

Trades Rotation Program (TRP)

ANEW offers an 11 week, 3 days a week, high-quality pre-apprenticeship training at our South Training Facility in Kent, WA  that helps women and men obtain careers in construction trades. The Trades Rotation Program helps adults gain the technical skills needed to be competitive for an apprenticeship opportunity

Pre-Apprenticeship and Construction Education (PACE)

PACE is an 11-week, 5 days a week, high-quality pre-apprenticeship construction training located in Seattle, WA. The goal of PACE 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.

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 could pass a drug test
  • They express an interest and/or experience in construction trades or related nontraditional careers or hobbies

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