Apprentice Schedule

LOCAL UNION 597 APPRENTICE SCHEDULE

1st Year
Orientation - Three weeks (120 unpaid hours)

First year Apprentices work for a Signatory Contractor for four weekdays and attend school (8 hours/paid) one day per week. There are a total of 44 paid school days for a 1st Year Apprentice.

Orientation=120 hours

44 days x 8 hours=352 hours

2nd Year

Apprentices work for a Signatory Contractor for four weekdays and attend school (8 hours/paid) one day per week. There are a total of 44 paid school days for a 2nd Year Apprentice.

44 days x 8 hours=352 hours

3rd Year

HVAC & Building Trades Apprentices work for a Signatory Contractor for four weekdays and attend school (8 hours/paid) one day per week. There are a total of 44 paid school days for a 3rd Year Apprentice.

44 days x 8 hours=352 hours

 

4th Year

Building Trades Apprentices work for a Signatory Contractor full-time (Monday-Friday) each week earning 4th Year Apprenitce wages and benefits.

HVAC Apprentices work for a Signatory Contractor for four weekdays and attend school (8 hours/paid) one day per week. There are a total of 44 paid school days for HVAC 4th Year Apprentices

 

5th Year

All Apprentices work for a Signatory Contractor full-time (Monday-Friday) each week earning Journeyman’s wages and benefits. 5th Year-All hours are OJL

 

Total Related Instruction hours - 1176