POSTED: 10:50 a.m. HST, Feb 4, 2014
The Hawaii Carpenters Drywall Training Fund will accept applications Feb.10-14 for its drywall apprenticeship program.
The program gives participants "the skills, training and work experience they need for a rewarding career in the building industry," according to news release from the Hawaii Carpenters' Union.
Those selected for the paid apprenticeship program, which is a combination of classroom hours and on-the-job training, will learn essential drywall finishing skills while working alongside journeymen.
All applicants must meet the following requirements: be seventeen years of age or older; be able to lift 100 pounds; pass a basic math test and interview, and complete a 24-hour pre-selection screening.
Applicants also must provide the following: a photocopy of their high school diploma or equivalent or any reference letters for prior experience within the trade, a photocopy of a legal picture identification, two legal-sized self-addressed stamped envelopes.