AWP News

Jan 6, 2017
Category: Construction Academies
Posted by: admin

“Alaska Works is where it all started. The classes that were available to me gave me the opportunity to figure out which trade best suited me.”

 Jesse Heckmann


Apprenticeship Outreach


The best way to learn a construction trade is through apprenticeship. Apprenticeship combines on-the-job training with formal classroom and hands on instruction. Apprentices earn while they learn.

Alaska Works can help applicants gain entry into Alaska’s construction trade apprenticeships through our Apprenticeship Outreach program

Apprenticeship Outreach can provide:

  • Information on construction trades
  • Referral to apprenticeship
  • Assistance gathering documents
  • Interview skills
  • Referral to community resource agencies

Apprenticeship Preparation

Applicants may be eligible for these services to help prepare them for apprenticeship or employment:

  • Career Counseling
  • Training and education
  • Interview skills
  • Completing application
  • Other assistance