Alaska Southcentral/Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers
Local Union 23 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
Alaska Southcentral/Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers
Local Union 23 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
© By Local 23 JATC. All Rights Reserved.

Phone: 907-277-5367

The Alaska South-central/ Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union #23 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is committed to providing quality training for all union apprentices and journeypersons. Through education and practical, on-the-job training the JATC strives to provide it’s contractors with productive and responsible workers, by training a skilled workforce of journeypersons capable of craftsmanship that exceeds the ever-changing industry’s standards.

Our accredited Sheet Metal workers training program is located in Anchorage Alaska. We have been training workers to fabricate, install and service heating, venting and air conditioning systems, blowpipe and industrial systems: metal roofing, coping and flashing as a U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program since 1950 when the local union received its charter. In 1972, the program received formal certification by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Welcome to Local 23 JATC

Our new location


Training a Skilled Workforce of Journeypersons Capable of Craftsmanship
That Exceeds the Ever-Changing Industry's Standards.


Alaska Southcentral - Southeastern Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union #23 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is seeking applicants for our Ketchikan Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Program. The opening for accepting applications is June 5, 2015 through July 1, 2015.

Applications are available to print from our website HERE or they can be mailed upon request. All completed applications must be mailed to the below address and must be post marked no later than August 16, 2015.

Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #23 JATC
1307 E. 75th Ave.
Anchorage, Alaska 99518
(907) 277-5367
Fax (907) 274-8219

The minimum qualifications to apply are:

     • Must be at least 18 years old (provide birth certificate).
     • Shall possess a high school diploma or certified G.E.D.
       equivalency. Applicant must provide an official  transcript(s) for high school and post high school education and training.  All GED
       records must be submitted if applicable.
     • Applicants must complete a WorkKeys assessment with a minimum level of four (4) in the areas of reading for information; six (6)
       for applied mathematics; and four (4) for locating information (see page 11).
     • Must possess a valid, unrestricted Alaska driver's license and be insurable by a contractor for company vehicles.
     • Shall be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the occupation with or without a reasonable accommodation
       and without endangering the health and safety of themselves and or fellow workers.

The recruitment, selection and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

All applicants who provide documents to meet the minimum qualifications criteria and submit a complete application will be interviewed and ranked. Interviews will be held at the above address with specific times for your interview being sent to you via U.S. Mail.

Apprentices will be selected in order of their ranking based on education, work experience and the personal interview conducted by the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.