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Oregon Laborer Apprenticeship License

The Laborer Apprenticeship License allows you to do the following work:

  • Carry out activities that involve:
    • Lasers
    • Pumps
    • Rammers
    • Vibrators
    • Compressors
    • Manual tasks
    • Pavement breakers
    • Work tools powered by:
      • Gasoline
      • Electricity
      • Compressed air
  • Take part in building projects for:
    • Tunnels
    • Bridges
    • Highways
    • Sanitation
    • Residential
    • Large buildings
  • Have responsibilities ranging from:
    • Landscaping
    • Installing pipe
    • Clearing timber and brush
    • Placing and vibrating concrete
    • Using explosives to demolish buildings
    • Handling the materials for other trade workers
    • Removing demolished materials from a job site

How to Get the Laborer Apprenticeship License in Oregon?

Before applying, note that, first, previous experience with physical and volunteer work, punctuality, and consistent work history are all taken into account during the application process. If you don't have previous experience in the Laborer Apprenticeship field, consider applying for a pre-apprenticeship program. Second, having a criminal record is not a work impediment.

  1. Meet the following basic requirements:
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma; refer to the list of apprenticeship trades to determine if a High School Diploma is needed
    • Possess certain physical skills depending on the type of work to be carried out
    • Have no issue with transportation to local or out-of-town areas and job sites
  2. Choose between the available programs for the Laborer Apprenticeship, making sure that applications are being accepted:
  3. Submit your application through the official program website:
  4. Present an interview and take the corresponding exams for the chosen program