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Once registration papers have been received and the exam has been written, applicants will go on the pre-apprentice list at the SMART Local Union #280.
Pre-apprenticeship is a maximum length of 1000 hours that leads to apprenticeship
Pre-apprenticeship hours are not credited towards apprenticeship
Pre-apprenticeship is suitable for someone with little or no experience
Pre-apprentice rate of pay is currently 40% of journeyperson rate at $16.29/hr + 8% Vacation Pay
0 – 800 hours BC Medical only and 801 – 1000 hours BC Medical + Health Benefits