fall 2021: now accepting applications
Deadline: May 1st, 2021

Interviews will resume in the fall

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.



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • A completed application with an official high school transcript
    (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)

  • $20 application fee at the time of turning in your application (you may
        also pay this fee using the PayPal link on this page)



Click the PayPal 'Buy Now' to pay your application fee with a card. You must still complete the form listed above to receive your application. 

3641 East Cork Street

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Tel: 269.388.4434
Fax: 480.247.4341


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