The DC Apprenticeship Academy confers credentials
on apprentices who complete all levels, up to four years, of related
instruction to become eligible for journey level salary or licensing.
In 2016, apprentices in carpentry, roofing, and electrical specialties
achieved this career milestone at the 7th Annual DC Apprenticeship
Academy Graduation Ceremony.
The DC Apprenticeship Academy offers apprenticeship
training, or related instruction, for registered apprentices working
in the construction trades. The training program is operated by
the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation and is fully accredited
by NCCER and the District of Columbia Apprenticeship Council.
DC Apprenticeship Academy classes meet in the
technology-based training facility at IDEA Public Charter School,
located at 1027 45th Street NE, Washington, DC, with ample available
parking and nearby Metro stations.
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What We Offer
Instructor-led courses taught by certified instructors
and professionals in their trade:
Classroom/Lab (hands-on performance testing
- Concrete Form Building
- Reinforced Ironworker
*Other trade areas may be offered upon request.
Please contact the Program
Director for more information.
Self-Paced Study with Classroom Tests
(no hands-on performance testing)
- Operating Engineer (Heavy Equipment)
Upon successful completion of their training program,
registered apprentices receive industry credentials and transcripts
from NCCER and the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation. For
more information about the curriculum, visit the NCCER
Review the Key
Dates document for important information about registration
and start date.
For Apprentices RETURNING to DCAA:
have RETURNING apprentices to register for 2016-17.
am a new apprenticeship sponsor OR I have NEW apprentices
to register for 2016-17 classes at DCAA.
need assistance developing my curriculum for Apprenticeship
Council approval OR creating a customized program of self-directed
Call 202-642-0806 or email Beth Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org