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No appointment is required.

Come into one of our Local Training Centers listed below on the FIRST or THIRD Tuesday of each month.

Registration takes place between 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. (Applicants should plan on being at the facility for at least an hour or more.) Applications apply to each local dispatch facility only.

CASTROVILLE APPLICATIONS: Are taken on the first or third Tuesday of each month at 3:00 PM


- You must be physically able to perform the work of the trade

- You must be 18 years old. (Or 17 years old with a parent/legal guardian signature at the time of application)


1. A PHOTO I.D. such as a valid driver's license, passport, or state issued photo I.D.

2. High School Diploma, HIGH SCHOOL transcript (official or unofficial), G.E.D. or High School Proficiency test, or College Degree (AA, AS or higher) with English translation

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

You must be present with the minimum requirements listed above, othwerwise you may need to return the following date.  These are the only two requirements.  A photo copy will be taken upon registration.


Applications must be filled out in person at a Training Center below:

Alameda, Contra Costa
1700 Marina Boulevard, San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-9035

Santa Clara County
2350 Lundy Place, San Jose, CA 95131
(408) 263-1712

Marin, Sonoma, Solano, Napa, Lake, Mendocino
4350 Central Place, Fairfield, CA 94534
(707) 863-0416

Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity
4350 Central Place, Fairfield, CA 94534
(707) 863-0416

San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz
11060 Commercial Parkway, Castroville, CA
(831) 633-6151

San Mateo County and San Francisco County
1939 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(707) 863-0416 

Click here for directions to the San Francisco Union Hall - APPLICATIONS ONLY



Applicants must complete a basic math test with a minimum score of 80%. (Basic calculators will be provided)
Those who fail the math test may re-take the test a second time within a period.
Persons passing the math test shall be given an application number in sequence.
Should Applicants for `Building Trades` programs chose, they will be qualified to work as a `Pre-Apprentice,` a paid `helper` position while a current applicant. Pre-apprentices shall be dispatched according to contract provisions.

A Differential Aptitude Test shall be administered to all qualified applicants as scheduled by the Local Training Center, with a minimum of 90 of 165 possible points required to continue.

A voluntary Applicant class and a career declaration follow. Additional testing will occur for BT Service, and TAB applicants will require an interview.

A combined score, (200 points minimum), from the math test, differential aptitude test, employment/veteran credit, and credit earned in the Applicant class, (and interview for BT Service/TAB), shall place the applicant on a ranked list to be indentured, as positions are available. Qualified applicants must have a valid California driver`s license at the time of dispatch and shall, during the tenure of his/her training, maintain an acceptable driving record.

Applications For 2 Year Specialist (A/C Specialist) and Air Conditioning Service Technician (A/C Service Technician) Apprenticeships

Contact your Local Training Center listed above for information regarding applications for A/C specialist and A/C Service Technician.

Bay Area Applicant Info

Bay Area BT Process to Apply












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