Applications will only be accepted from individuals who meet the following qualifications: must be 18 years or older AND must have a high school diploma or a GED.
Qualified applicants will be required to meet the following before acceptance into the Skill Up AZ apprenticeship program.
1. Pass the National Tooling and Machining Association's 4-part skills assessment with an overall score of 70% or greater.
2. Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program, with or without reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others.
As a condition of employment, any apprentice candidate considered for placement may be subject to a drug or alcohol test, a medical exam, and/or a background check, at the discretion of the hiring employer.
Once placed, apprentices will be required to complete The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level One Measurement, Materials and Safety Training prior to the end of the probationary period.