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Must be at least 18 years of age or older, unless enrolled in a school-to-apprenticeship program (i.e., MAP); then may be 17 or 16 years of age with parental consent.
Complete application process
1. Application Process
2. Indenturing Process
3. Apprenticeship Process
Apply in person at the Floor Layers main office (see Directions)
St. Louis Floor Layers Joint Apprenticeship Program (FJAP)
Nelson-Mulligan Carpenters' Training Center
8300 Valcour Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63123
(314) 457-8301 phone
(314) 457-8309 fax
Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (except holidays).
Applicants must present proof of age (photo ID) when applying.
There is no cost to an apprentice except for the processing fee, monthly union dues
and purchase of hand tools (see Apprenticeship Process).
Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy As to Students:
The Carpenters' Joint Training Fund of St. Louis admits students of any race,
color, national and ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded
or made available to students at its school.
It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its
educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-
Submit application to FJAP.
Get a job with a signatory contractor (see Employment) and obtain a letter of intent from the contractor.
Bring letter of intent to FJAP along with $35 for the processing fee (after completing application), a social security card and a drivers license and/or picture identification; and the ability to produce a negative substance abuse test.
Sign Apprenticeship Agreement and Union Membership.
Report to job site.
Complete Orientation course.
Note: Employed apprentices are registered with the US Department of Labor's
Office of Apprenticeship.
Report to Training School when notified (usually about 3 months after completion of Orientation Course).
Apprentices report to school for approximately (4) five day periods of training per year.
Training and pay progresses as the apprentice completes units and on-the-job learning hours.
Achieve Journey level status after completing 18 units and 6000 hours on-the-job learning hours
(approximately 4 years of apprenticeship).