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Skilled and Trained Workforce Requirements (SoCal)

Accelerated Training Programs

Determine which accelerated apprenticeship training programs are available in your region. Find your trade below to get started!

Have questions? Contact Mandy Powers, Director of Labor Relations, Southern California, at powersa@agc-ca.org or 847.702.0255.

SW Carpenters

Ready to take the next step in your career? Use the link below to learn about the Southwest Carpenters Training Fund!

Skilled & Trained Workforce Requirements

  • Minimum Hours Worked Requirement – 10,000 hours.
  • Process for Enrollment – Employer requests enrollment from the Training Center.
  • Length of Accelerated Apprenticeship – 6 months for State Certificate, 12 months for Federal Certificate.
  • Required Apprenticeship Course Work Hours – 72 hours.
  • Accelerated Program Details – In house training on various subjects.

Cement Masons

Ready to take the next step in your career? Use the link below to learn about the Southern California Cement Masons Joint Apprenticeship Program!

Skilled & Trained Workforce Requirements

  • Minimum Hours Worked Requirement – 4,500 hours.
  • Process for Enrollment – Employee submits Verification of Previous Experience, Basic Information and DIR Apprentice Agreement.
  • Length of Accelerated Apprenticeship – 6 months for State Certificate, 12 months for Federal Certificate.
  • Required Apprenticeship Course Work Hours – 160 hours.
  • Accelerated Program Details – Various craft related training with progressive complexity.

Laborers

Ready to take the next step in your career? Use the link below to learn about the Laborers Training School!

Skilled & Trained Workforce Requirements

  • Minimum Hours Worked Requirement – 10,000 hours; Individuals with fewer hours may be approved by Sub-Committee.
  • Process for Enrollment – Employer to complete Request to Indenture Form.
  • Length of Accelerated Apprenticeship – 6 months.
  • Required Apprenticeship Course Work Hours – 40 hours.
  • Accelerated Program Details – Online OSHA 30 class and First Aid/CPR Training

Operating Engineers Local 12

Ready to take the next step in your career? Use the link below to learn about the Operating Engineers Training Trust!

Skilled & Trained Workforce Requirements

  • Minimum Hours Worked Requirement – 6,500 hours.
  • Process for Enrollment – Email employee credentials including employer letter of sponsorship to skilled-trained@oett.net. *
  • Length of Accelerated Apprenticeship – 6 months and 1 day.
  • Required Apprenticeship Course Work Hours – Approximately 72 hours.
  • Accelerated Program Details – Online classes and Equipment Operation Assessment

* For a complete list of required documentation, please contact the Southern California Labor Relations Team at uyr@agc-ca.org.

Teamsters

Skilled & Trained Workforce Requirements

  • NA – Teamsters are not subject to Skilled and Trained Requirements.

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