Application for Apprenticeship


Applications for the 2017/2018 school year are being accepted on-line only.  Click Here to submit an on-line application.  Our application process is now open year round, however the school calendar year still operates from September through May.

Once you have completed the on-line application you will be required to mail your documentation to the following address:

5000 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, Maryland 20706
Phone:  (301) 552-3505

*You may send copies of your documents EXCEPT the official sealed High School Transcripts MUST be the original document.

Upon verification of your documentation you will be sent a letter notifying you of your exam date.

Study booklets are available by sending a $15.00 money order to GAN Human Resources Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 6111, Bloomingdale, IL 60108-6111. (Please allow 2 weeks for delivery)

You must bring your photo ID and the $50 fee in the form of cash or money order with you to the exam.
 
All applicants are REQUIRED to take an entrance exam which deals in a wide variety of subjects not limited to but including math, geometry, problem solving, etc.  You will need approximately 2 1/2 hours to complete your test process. Please arrive early enough to give yourself enough time to complete all the requirements.

Requirements:
  • Minimum age of 18 at the time of application
  • High School Diploma or GED

The following documentation/copies must be mailed to the training facility prior to receiving your exam date:
  • Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Valid Driver's License or Valid State issued identification card
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate
  • Transcript of Grades (sealed school envelope or raised school seal) or GED Test Scores
  • If you have a transcript from another country, you must have your Embassy verify in writing that it is equivalent to U.S. High School standards.


                   *You must send all of the required documents to receive your exam date.           

                $50.00 non-refundable application fee, which is payable by cash or money order only.


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FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLICATIONS CALL: 
(301) 552-3505
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