Apprenticeship Info

It’s More Than A Job

The Pavement Striper, Road Slurry, Seal Coat & Highway Maintenance Apprenticeship and Training Trust Fund provides an educational and training foundation for people seeking a career in the parking & highway improvement industry.

We provide the safest construction workforce in America by offering a state-of-art apprenticeship program. Our Apprenticeship Program offers a variety classes led by subject matter experts using the best technologies and an “earn while you learn” path where you can earn a living wage for you and your family from the start.

Our graduates are qualified and productive parking & highway improvement Laborers and are able to meet the growing demands of a continuously changing industry. Learn what it takes to BECOME A LABORER!

What is Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience and classroom instruction.

The Pavement Striper, Road Slurry, Seal Coat & Highway Maintenance Apprenticeship Program provides an educational and training foundation for people seeking a career in the striping, slurry, and seal coat operations industry.

Our apprentices can receive their classroom instruction from our Riverside training center. At the same time, our apprentices will receive on-the-job training through employers who are looking for the in-demand skills that the pavement stripers are known for.

Go Union and Feel the Power

When you join Laborers’ Local Union #1184, you will be working under the protection of a union contract while you develop your skills on your path to a career while earning a good living wage for you and your family.

This means you will “earn while you learn and receive regular wage increases as you collect on the job training time and classroom hours. Even after you complete the program, LIUNA LOCAL 1184 and the Pavement Stripers Apprenticeship program has one of the best free continuing education systems where you can explore new skills and opportunities or to add or refresh certifications that can mean more money for YOU!

We are leaders in keeping our members safe on the job by educating and empowering our members to stay safe from workplace hazards.

By working union, you are also working under a pension plan which means you can retire with dignity.

Join the Union with LIUNA LOCAL 1184 and FEEL THE POWER!

Competitive Pay and Benefits

  • Visits with your Doctor
  • Emergency Care
  • Hospitalization Coverage
  • Vision Care
  • Dental Coverage
  • HMO Options
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vacation Fund
  • Life Insurance
  • Orthodontics
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Behavioral Care

What to Expect

Earn While You Learn

Our Apprenticeship Program provides the opportunity to earn a living family wage through on-the-job training (or OJT) while learning the in-demand skills of our trade through Related Supplemental Instruction (or RSI).  By meeting our OJT and RSI requirements, you can move up the wage scale and earn MORE money. 

On-The-Job Training (OJT)

For each period you move up, you will collect work hours of on-the-job training (OJT) alongside your classroom instruction.

Related Supplemental Instruction (RSI)

For each period, you must complete your Related Supplemental Instruction (RSI) hours in the classroom, covering Certification Courses & Industry Courses.

Requirements to Apply

Before you can be accepted into our Apprenticeship Program, you must meet these requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must have “original” GED / High School Diploma, “sealed” transcript or certified e-copy. (US Only)
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Must provide a recent DMV printout (Recommended – no more than 1 point on your record)
  • SSN or other Government-issued ID (needs to bring original)