Between 3-5 years
Most apprenticeships typically last between 3-5 years. During that time, carpenters apprentices receive standard instructional (classroom) education and on-the-job training.
What is the difference between a journeyman and an apprentice?
Journey-level experience applies to a person who has completed an apprenticeship program or is an experienced worker, not a trainee, and is fully qualified and able to perform a specific trade without supervision.
What is a journeyman finish carpenter?
A journeyman carpenter is a skilled professional who has completed a carpentry apprenticeship. Journey-level carpenters earn their title after three or more years of study under the supervision of an experienced, or master, carpenter.
How do I become a carpenter apprentice in Wisconsin?
- Education: High school diploma or GED® certificate (submit copy)
- Age: 18 or high school graduate at 17, no maximum.
- Test: Carpenters Math Test (timed, 2-hr. test, no calculator)
- License: Valid driver's license (submit copy)
- Completed application.
How many years do most apprenticeships take?
Formal apprenticeship programs usually last about 4 years, depending on the employer or occupation, although they may take as little as 12 months or as many as 6 years.
How long does the average apprentice take?
Apprentices should work for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and a maximum of 40. Time spent off the job at a college or in training is included. Part-time apprenticeships can be agreed by your employer, at a minimum of 16 hours per week.