About the DC Apprenticeship Academy for
the Construction Trades
The DC Apprenticeship Academy confers credentials
on apprentices who complete all levels, up to four years, of related
instruction to become eligible for journey level salary or licensing.
In 2016, apprentices in carpentry, roofing, and electrical specialties
achieved this career milestone at the 7th Annual DC Apprenticeship
Academy Graduation Ceremony.
The DC Apprenticeship Academy offers apprenticeship
training, or related instruction, for registered apprentices working
in the construction trades. The training program is operated by
the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation and is fully accredited
by NCCER and the District of Columbia Apprenticeship Council.
DC Apprenticeship Academy classes meet in the
technology-based training facility at IDEA
Public Charter School, with ample available parking and nearby
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What We Offer
We use the NCCER Curriculum for instruction and
hands-on training. The courses are taught by certified instructors
who are professionals in their trade for specialties including:
Classroom and Lab:
- Concrete Form Building
- Reinforced Ironworker
*Other trade areas may be offered upon request.
Please contact the Program
Director for more information.
Self-Paced Study with Classroom Tests
— No Hands-On/Lab Activities:
- Operating Engineer (Heavy Equipment)
Upon successful completion of their training program,
registered apprentices receive industry credentials and transcripts
from NCCER and the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation. For
more information about the curriculum, visit the NCCER
Review the Key
Dates document for important information about registration
and start date.
- Complete the Employer
- Complete an Apprenticeship
Registration Form for each student you register and attach
- Mail payment in full with all forms to:
DC Students Construction Trades Foundation
Attn: DC Apprenticeship Academy Registration
5151 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 307
Washington, DC 20016