Local 49’s jurisdiction is Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.  Click below to apply

Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota Online application for All Apprenticeships Click Here

Printable version

Application for Dirt Apprenticeship

Application for Crane Apprenticeship

Steps to become an Local 49 apprentice

Step 1
To qualify to be considered for apprenticeship with local 49 you must be at

  • Least 18 years old
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Step 2

  • Fill out the Online application.
  • Once the online application is completed you will receive an email that will
    outline directions for you to schedule the examination.
  • Take the exam in order qualify for apprenticeship you will have to take and pass an entrance examination that covers basic reading and math.
  • You will need to bring a valid driver’s license and a copy of your official high school diploma or equivalent to the exam.

Step 3

  • Pass the exam and receive letter of eligibility for apprenticeship.
  • The letter of eligibility for apprenticeship that you can take with you to contractors offices.
  • You will be provided with a list of signatory contractors.

Step 4

  • Once you have been issued a letter of intent to hire from a signatory contractor you will be enrolled in local 49’s apprenticeship.
  • You will receive more information and training.