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Qualifications & Deadlines


Qualifications &

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Frequently Asked

Click APPLY ONLINE to begin the application process. The current quarter will end on June 30, 2023. Applicants who complete their file before this Summer deadline will be eligible for the GAN Aptitude Test Battery being held in late July 2023.

  1. Complete on-line application. Applications are taken year-round.
  2. Be a minimum of 17 years of age to apply. Applicants selected from the Eligibility List must be at least 18 years of age to be indentured.
  3. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  4. Be at least a high school graduate or have a GED Certificate. If you have a GED, you must provide an official score report from the Department of Education.
  5. Provide all relevant educational transcripts.  Transcripts can be uploaded through the application portal, sent via secure online transcript service such as Parchment, mailed directly to the JATC from the facility, or emailed to office@mplsjatc.org.
  6. Show evidence of successful completion of one full year of basic high school algebra (or equivalent) with a passing grade of C or higher; or one post high school algebra course (i.e. Continuing Education, College Course, Trade School Course, etc.); or provide evidence of having successfully completed the Online Tech Math Course through our national training center.
  7. Provide any letters of recommendation or training documentation you would like included in your file (optional).
  8. Submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if you are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training and/or experience (if applicable).

Prior to being indentured, all applicants given a conditional offer of employment as an apprentice are required to take and pass a physical and drug test.

Application Deadlines

GAN Aptitude Testing is held on a quarterly basis at the JATC. 

To be eligible for a specific test date, an applicant must have completed all of the required steps in the online application within their 30 day deadline and within the quarterly deadline to apply. 

Spring 2023

If you complete an application between 12/30/22 – 3/31/23

GAN Aptitude Test

May 3 & 4, 2023

Summer 2023

If you complete an application between 4/1/23 – 6/30/23

GAN Aptitude Test

July 2023

Fall 2023

If you complete an application between 7/1/23 – 9/30/23

GAN Aptitude Test

October 2023

Winter 2023

If you complete an application between 10/01/2023 – 12/28/2023

GAN Aptitude Test

January 2024