Merit Apprenticeship Program   
Building tomorrow's workforce 

          "BUILDING TOMORROW'S WORKFORCE"
Application Process
Eligibility Requirements for Individual Applicant:

1. At least 18 years old or older

2. High School Graduate or GED

3. A valid license and a reliable transportation are critical for long-term employment.

Eligibility Requirements for Company Applicant:

If you are a company in need of:

1. Individuals for registered apprenticeship
2. Help in overseeing employee training
3. Assitance in dealing with State and Federal Bureaucratic requirements
4. Access to labor pools of qualified candidates
5. All of the above and believe the construction industry needs to employ and train tomorrow's workforce today

Steps for Individual Membership Application:

1. Submit an
Application for Orientation Power Point Apprenticeship 101 form to the Merit Apprenticeship Program (MAP). The application form is writable for you to be able to enter your information into the PDF document. Click on the blank to start typing. Save your application form PDF document when you're done and e-mail it to rose@abcma.org and to john@abcma.org.
 
Note: If you have a licensed version of Adobe Acrobat then it allow you to save the typed in information and you can send the application form via email PDF attachment.

If you only Acrobat Reader then it will not allow you to save but allows you to print the typed in information. So if this is the case, be sure to print the document before you x out of Adobe Acrobat Reader because you will lose all information after you have exited the application form.Please print your application form and fax over to 781-273-3304 or send it via postal mail to:

ABC/MAP
100 Unicorn Park Drive, Suite 1
Woburn, MA 01801
Attn: John or Rose


Please contact us at 781-273-0123 if you have problems downloading the form. We will take care any issues immediately.

Note: You do not need to scan your completed document. All you have to do is to save it on your computer or cell phone and attach the saved PDF to email upon submission of your application. MAP will confirm receipt of your application and send you the online voice over PowerPoint Presentation via email. You must inform MAP immediately after viewing the PowerPoint Presentation if you want to proceed to the next step. If you have any questions, call MAP at (781) 273-0123.

2. MAP will email you the Primary Application Package. Please complete, include any other required documents and email back to MAP for review.

3. After reviewing your application, MAP will contact you to schedule your interview/evaluation.

4. (Optional) Aptitude Test. Following a satisfactory interview, qualified MAP candidates may be required to take an aptitude test related to their chosen construction trade craft at a date and time determined by ABCMA.

5. (Optional)
WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system which tests individuals in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. Successful completion of WorkKeys results in a National Career Readiness Certificate.


Steps for Company Membership Application for ABC Member:

1. Submit an
Application for Orientation Power Point Apprenticeship 101 form to the Merit Apprenticeship Program (MAP). The application form is writable for you to be able to enter your information into the PDF document. Click on the blank to start typing. Save your application form PDF document when you're done and e-mail it to rose@abcma.org and to john@abcma.org.
Note: If you have a licensed version of Adobe Acrobat then it allow you to save the typed in information and you can send the application form via email PDF attachment.

If you only Acrobat Reader then it will not allow you to save but allows you to print the typed in information. So if this is the case, be sure to print the document before you x out of Adobe Acrobat Reader because you will lose all information after you have exited the application form.Please print your application form and fax over to 781-273-3304 or send it via postal mail to:

ABC/MAP
100 Unicorn Park Drive, Suite 1
Woburn, MA 01801
Attn: John or Rose


Please contact us at 781-273-0123 if you have problems downloading the form. We will take care any issues immediately.

Note: You do not need to scan your completed document. All you have to do is to save it on your computer or cell phone and attach the saved PDF to email upon submission of your application. MAP will confirm receipt of your application and send you the online voice over PowerPoint Presentation via email. You must inform MAP immediately after viewing the PowerPoint Presentation if you want to proceed to the next step. If you have any questions, call MAP at (781) 273-0123.

2. MAP will email you the Primary Application Package. Please complete, include any other required documents and email back to MAP for review. Please include the ABC membership fee payable to ABC.

3. ABC Member company is automatically grandfathered to MAP upon receipt of completed application.


Steps for Company Membership Application for Non-ABC Member:


1. Submit an
Application for Orientation Power Point Apprenticeship 101 form to the Merit Apprenticeship Program (MAP). The application form is writable for you to be able to enter your information into the PDF document. Click on the blank to start typing. Save your application form PDF document when you're done and e-mail it to rose@abcma.org and to john@abcma.org.

Note: If you have a licensed version of Adobe Acrobat then it allow you to save the typed in information and you can send the application form via email PDF attachment.

If you only Acrobat Reader then it will not allow you to save but allows you to print the typed in information. So if this is the case, be sure to print the document before you x out of Adobe Acrobat Reader because you will lose all information after you have exited the application form.Please print your application form and fax over to 781-273-3304 or send it via postal mail to:

ABC/MAP
100 Unicorn Park Drive, Suite 1
Woburn, MA 01801
Attn: John or Rose


Please contact us at 781-273-0123 if you have problems downloading the form. We will take care any issues immediately.

Note: You do not need to scan your completed document. All you have to do is to save it on your computer or cell phone and attach the saved PDF to email upon submission of your application. MAP will confirm receipt of your application and send you the online voice over PowerPoint Presentation via email. You must inform MAP immediately after viewing the PowerPoint Presentation if you want to proceed to the next step. If you have any questions, call MAP at (781) 273-0123.

2. MAP will email you the Primary Application Package. Please complete, include any other required documents and email back to MAP for review. Please include the Non-ABC membership fee payable to ABC.

3. The application will be voted on by the Apprentice Oversight Committee.