Program Requirements:


  1. At least 18 years of age.
  2. High School Diploma or GED. 
  3. Applicants must be physically capable of performing essential functions of the apprenticeship program, including working in the field unassisted.
  4. Must be an Alaska Resident for at least the last 12 months.
  5. Must hold a valid Alaska Driver's License or State ID.


Questions about the Application Process?

Contact Us:

Alaska Forum, Inc.
PO Box 212409 Anchorage, AK 99521-2409 
Message Line and Fax: (907) 202-9612



Applying for: *

 HAZWOPER 40-hour Certification: April 15-18 - Palmer, Northern Industrial Training
 Household Hazardous Awareness: April 19 - Palmer, Knik Tribal Office
 First Aid/CPR/AED: April 22 - Palmer, Knik Tribal Office
 AK Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead: April 23-24 - Palmer, Knik Tribal Office *class is full, but complete application and get on waiting list
 ATV/ORV Operation, Maintenance, & Safety: April 25-26 - Palmer, Northern Industrial Training
 AK Qualified Sampler: April 29-May 2 - Anchorage, APU Campus
 GPS/GIS Basics for Environmental Workers: May 3 - Anchorage, APU Campus
 HAZWOPER 40-hour Certification: May 6-9 - Anchorage, Environmental Management Inc.
 Delayed First Aid Care: May 8 - Anchorage, LTR
 Wildlife Awareness/Shotgun Defense: May 9 - Anchorage, LTR
 Hazardous Materials Awareness: May 10 - Anchorage, Environmental Management Inc.
 First Aid/CPR/AED: May 13 - Anchorage, Environmental Management Inc.
 Confined Space: May 14 - Anchorage, Environmental Management Inc.
 OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety: May 15-16 - Anchorage, Environmental Management Inc.

Name *

Telephone *

Email *

Mailing Address *

Physical Address (if different)

Education: *

 Completed High School or GED
 Vocational Training
 College Courses
 College Degree

Do you have a current valid Alaska Driver's license or State-issued ID? *


Driver's License or Photo ID # *

Have you lived in Alaska for the last 6 months? *


Do you intend to stay in Alaska? *


Race: *

 African American
 Alaska Native
 American Indian
 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander

Sex: *


Veteran Status: *

 Non Veteran
 Veteran, over 180 days
 Veteran, under 180 days

Check the three (3) most important reasons you are applying to this training: *

 Find an environmental or natural resource related job.
 Personal professional development.
 Find a better job.
 Apply to an apprenticeship.
 I like to learn new things.
 Recommended or required by employer.
 Improve my skills for current job.

Employment Status: *

 Under-employed (not having enough paid work or not doing work that makes full use of you skills and training)

If unemployed, are you currently receiving unemployment insurance benefits OR have exhausted those benefits within the past three years?


Have you worked in a job that contributes to Unemployment Insurance sometime in the last five (5) years? *


What is your current or most recent job title? *

If currently employed, is your job at risk due to a downturn in the economy; OR do you need training to remain employed or advance in your job or career?


What is your current or most recent hourly wage? *


Have you completed any training through the Alaska Forum Environmental Technician Apprenticeship Program? *


How did you learn about this training opportunity? *

 Alaska Forum ETAP communication
 Alaska Job Center Network (Unemployment office)
 Alaska Tribal Council job placement/training program

Will you be able to attend each day of the selected training on time? *


Do you have reliable transportation to attend training? *


Briefly describe your employment goals *

Please explain why you are applying for this training *

Please describe your experience working in any environmental or natural resource-related job. If you have no experience, explain why you are interested in environmental training. (Experience is not required for our classes) *

Do you have any questions or comments about the program, any information you want us to know about you?

Copy of Driver's license or State-Issued ID: *

 I will upload it below
 I will send it by email

Copy of Photo ID:

Optional: Upload School Transcripts

Optional: Upload Letter of Reference (1)

Optional: Upload Letter of Reference (2)

Optional: Upload Letter of Reference (3)

Optional: Upload Industry Certifications

I hereby certify that I have read and understand the Equal Opportunity Certification *

I hereby certify that I have read and will comply with the Program Requirements and Policies *

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ETAP trainings are offered with support from the Alaska Dept. of Labor State Training and Education Program and the US EPA Environmental Workforce Development Job Training program.