Apprenticeship Program ~ Employers

General Information for Employers:

The Alaska Forum is the registered sponsor of the Environmental Technician Apprenticeship Program by the US Department of Labor. An Environmental Technician Apprentice will receive over 300 hours of specific classroom instruction and work 4,000 hours of on-the-job training to develop skills as a proficient and versatile worker.

The number of applications selected for the 2017 cycle will be determined based upon the need of participating employers seeking an Environmental Technician Apprentice. Employers may also apply at any time to have an employee join the program to earn their certifications. We typically have an Apprentice available to work with your business even on short notice!

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The minimum starting wage for apprentices is about $15 per hour for on-the-job training with some variation amongst employers. Wages are not paid for related classroom instruction

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To learn more how you can join this program as an employer, please call us at (907) 331-0271 ext 4, or email