Requirements for Regular Applicants

  • Be at least 18 years of age by May 31, 2024.
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D. by May 31, 2024.
  • Must submit the completed Apprenticeship Application and Supplemental Form.
  • Pay a $20.00 application processing fee.
  • Provide an official transcript (in a sealed envelope from the school or from Parchment, Inc. at to be mailed directly to our school or emailed from your high school or Parchment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) from high school and any post-secondary school, showing courses and grades. If you have a G.E.D., you must also provide a an official copy of your G.E.D. Certificate and scores which includes a Math content description.
  • Minimum Math Requirement: Must have completed one full year of high school Algebra I with a passing grade, or one post high school Algebra course that is equivalent to Algebra I, or passed G.E.D. Math course which included Algebra content.  For those applicants who do not meet the math requirement, an on-line Technical Math course is available at  The course fee is $125.00.
  • Provide a copy of a valid Alabama or Tennessee driver's license.
  • Must be a resident of one of the counties this program geographically covers:
    • Alabama: Lauderdale, Colbert, Marion, Limestone, Lawrence, Winston, Madison, Morgan, Franklin, and the portion of Marshall north of the Tennessee River
    • Tennessee: Hardin, Wayne, Lawrence, and Giles
  • Applicants may also prefer to submit a copy of their resume. Although helpful, it is not required.

Equal Opportunity

The North Alabama JATC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) partner.

Applications are accepted without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or age (except that the applicant must meet the minimum age requirement). Any applicant who believes that he or she has been discriminated against has 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination to register a complaint. The complaint shall be in writing and shall be signed by the complaintant. It may be submitted to the U.S. Department of Labor, 950 22nd Street, North, Suite 648, Birmingham, AL 35203 and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Ridge Park Place, 1130 22nd Street, Suite 2000, Birmingham, AL 35205.