Employers of TrANS Graduates

Average Wage: $19.20 per hour, with access to benefits.

67% of individuals placed are minorities and women.


“Ola, you are awesome, I learned a lot from you”
- Graduate – Rudy T.

“I thank Human Capital Development Corp. for the training they provide, especially life, work, nutrition and money management.”
- Mother of Graduate

“I really like my job for the 1st time ever in my life”
- Antonio D. Ramos, Laborer Apprentice, Graduate

Program: First Choice Pre-Apprenticeship
Graduate Date: 2007
Trade Entered: Boilermaker Journeyman
Employer: Local 107
Testimonial: “After attending the information session of the First Choice program, I knew that was the place to begin my career path in the boiler making trade. If I had to do it all over again, that is the place I would go.”

Apprenticeship Opportunities
  • Boilermakers

  • Bricklayers

  • Carpenters

  • Cement Masons

  • Electricians

  • Ironworkers

  • Laborers

  • Operating Engineers

  • Painters

  • Plumbers

  • Roofers

  • Sheet Metal

  • Steamfitters

  • Teamsters

Apprenticeship Training Requirements

Steps to begin an Apprenticeship may include:

  • Attend Information Session

  • Complete TABE with 10th Grade or Higher

  • Apprenticeship preparation training

  • Individualized training focused on content areas required to succeed at the Accuplacer or necessary trade test.

  • Application at the appropriate Trade office with required documentation.