Nearly 45 years of offering a quality construction apprenticeship program providing career preparation for the workforce to meet the needs of employer, industry and community thereby enhancing the quality of life in Northeast Florida.
Earn while you Learn
structured training system registered with the state of Florida
5% hourly raise every 6 months of the program paid by the employer
work alongside a mentor/journeyman
continuous employment after graduation
2,000 hours of on-the-job training each year of the program
CONSTRUCTION IS THE LARGEST INDUSTRY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA The construction industry is the largest and most important industry in Northeast Florida today. New homes, commercial and industrial developments are being built at record rates. Skilled construction workers are needed now more than ever to fulfill the demands of the area's growth.
EARN WHILE YOU LEARN The apprentice is paid an hourly wage while receiving on-the-job training supplemented with classroom instruction two nights a week. This gives the apprentice the ability to enter the workforce immediately while continuing his/her education at the same time. There is a gradual increasing wage scale of 5% every 6 months while you learn.
STUDY WITH THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY The program gives the apprentice the opportunity to work "hands on" beside the best skilled professionals i the area, on site and in real world situations. The knowledge learned in the textbook comes to life while on the job.
FREE JOB PLACEMENT Receive career counseling and free job placement throughout the entire 4 year program.
TUITION-FREE TRAINING There are no tuition fees. The tuition for the classroom instruction is paid by the employer. The only out of pocket expense for the apprentice are book: $200 or less per year.
Northeast Florida Builders Association Apprenticeship Program 103 Century 21 Drive Suite #100 Jacksonville, FL 32216