Laborers' Apprenticeship Program
Receive on the job training from experts.
In the Pennsylvania Laborers’ Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program, construction craft laborers receive on-the-job training and classroom courses from experienced instructors in construction language, care and safe use of tools of the trade, O.S.H.A., and First Aid/CPR. Applications are available on a continuous basis. All applicants accepted into the Apprenticeship Program will receive a gift package of construction safety gear. Contact Mike Laquatra at (724) 352-2224
Become A Laborers' Apprentice
Hear From Our Instructor: James Mcguire
Hear From Our Instructor: Tyler Schuller
We teach and enforce OSHA's construction health and safety requirements within our facility to ensure the well-being of our members and recognize and minimize job-site hazards.
First Aid/CPR Training
We offer hands-on First Aid, CPR, and AED training sessions developed by the American Red Cross. All our instructors are certified, and renewal is required every two years.
Hazard communication familiarizes our members with the HAZCOM OSHA Standard 1910.1200 and Right-To-Know regulations and helps protect them from hazardous situations.
Learn flagging control techniques to help protect project personnel and provide safe, courteous, and authoritative directions to traffic seeking passage through the work area.
Our instructors teach techniques, rules, and regulations on ladders and scaffolds. Learn the fundamentals and hands-on procedures for building various types of scaffolding systems.
Rod (Rebar) Tying
Learn the hand tools utilized for placing and securing rebar rods and the various types, shapes, and diameters of reinforcing steel, with a heavy emphasis on layout and framework.
Be 18 years of age or older when admitted. Be in good health or be able to pass a pre-job physical should one be required.
Have a high school diploma or GED.
NOTE: Admittance to selection test requires proof of High School Diploma/GED and valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
Have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license and dependable transportation.
Be a citizen of the United States or a legal alien.
Have been a resident of any Pennsylvania county for the past (6) months except for: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, & Philadelphia.
Take a written Selection Test (Test administered at the Training Center in Saxonburg, PA)
Participate in an interview session (Interviews will be held at the Training Center in Saxonburg, PA)
Pass a certified drug test before final acceptance.
All applicants accepted into the Apprenticeship Program will receive a gift package of construction safety gear.