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So.  You're considering a career in construction or other non-traditonal path? 

Good For YOU and best of luck!


The best place to start is at the Washington State L& I site.  They offer the most up to date, comprehensive information.  

For more information on apprenticeship in the State of Washington, please visit the LNI Apprenticeship

For further assistance in King County, contact the L & I Apprenticeship Coordinator at either (206) 835-1027 or (206) 835-1028. 

You may also contact the Washington State Apprenticeship Section at (360) 902-5324. Their Apprenticeship Calendar is updated regularly with important upcoming dates.


Another really concise and extensive site was created by the Priority Hire division of the City of Seattle. This is filled with vibrant, comprehensive info on a wide array of trades apprenticeships. 2022 Construction Apprenticeship Guidebook


Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women is a pre apprentice training program designed especially for women. They too, are a very important resource. ANEW/AOP

Here's a cool resource:  

Want to hear from your peers about their trades experiences?

See and hear it here at the Nabtu Apprentice & Training Video Gallery!  Nabtu Gallery


Also, if you're an apprentice in need of gear or work clothing, visit Rosie's Closet

Are you an apprentice in need of some help?

Cares of Washington offers complete services and ongoing support. They work with clients from securing a job and during the rest of their career, ensuring that they receive the assistance they need to succeed.


And, don't hesitate to email or call us.  We have several members who would be happy to talk with you or even act as a mentor.  We can be reached by phone:  206.324.3372 or email

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