Apprenticeship Application Process

Qualification Information

To be considered for the Teamster Apprenticeship Program, all applications:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a GED diploma.
  • Must be physically fit to perform the work of the trade and must pass a D.O.T. physical examination that will include a drug test upon acceptance into the program.
  • Must possess a valid Minnesota/Wisconsin driver’s license with a clean driving record for the past five years.
  • Interviews are held in the Twin city metro area, contact the coordinator for exact dates.

Selection Information

All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be notified and placed in the eligibility pool. Each eligible applicant will be interviewed, evaluated and scored by the JATC committee.

During the evaluation, the committee will determine the level of experience and competence and may require an applicant to have up to fifty hours of training from an authorized technical college.

The number of new apprentices to be accepted shall be determined before starting interviews. The number will be based on the needs of the industry.

Applicants will be placed in apprenticeship positions in ranking order. Applicants not selected will remain in an eligibility list for two years.

The following documentation is also required:

  • A copy of High School Diploma or a copy of High School Transcripts or a GED
  • If ex-military a copy of DD214, in lieu of High School completion
  • A copy of current Minnesota or Wisconsin drivers license
  • A current copy of your driving record (must be obtained within the last 45 days)

Applications received that are unsigned, incomplete or without the necessary documentation (copy of high school transcript or diploma or GED diploma, copy of valid Minnesota/Wisconsin driver’s license, a copy of previous five-year driving history) will not be considered.


Download the Apprenticeship Program Application 

Scan and email your completed application to:

Send your completed application to:

Attn: George McMahon
PO BOX 48157
Coon Rapids, MN 55448