fall 2021: now accepting applications
Deadline: Friday April 30, 2021
The Kalamazoo JATC accepts applications all year long however we select only one class once per year after our last Interview in June. After completing the application process, you could expect several months to pass before the actual class selection has been made. All applications turned in will currently count towards our next fall class that will be selected around June of 2021. To start the application process, complete the Application Request Form and pay the $20 Application Fee.
$20 application fee is due at the time of turning in your application
(you may also pay this fee using the PayPal link on this page - click 'Buy Now')
High School Diploma or GED
A completed application with an official high school transcript
(Yes it MUST be a high school transcript & all applicants are required to turn this in)
Must have a passing grade of a “C” or higher in Algebra
(if you did not meet this requirement in high school, we will accept a college credit for this requirement, transcript required for proof)
Must be a minimum of 17 years old to apply and 18 years old when you begin your apprenticeship
No felony convictions within the past 7 years
Must be willing to drug test for employment
Desire to work in all weather conditions
Internet access (required for some homework)
STEP 1: application request
STEP 2: application fee
Every applicant is required to pay the $20 application fee. Pay it now or with cash when you turn in your application.
Don't forget to fill out the form above to receive the pdf of the application.