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The Sprinkler Fitters Local Union 696 Joint Apprenticeship Committee (JAC), composed of members of the Sprinkler Fitters Industry and Sprinkler Fitters Union #696, wishes to advise you that applications for apprentices will be available: Monday,  April 17  through Thursday, April 20, 2023  between the hours of 9:00 AM and 12:00 Noon and again from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Sprinkler Fitters Local Union #696 Training Center, 41-43 East Willow Street, Millburn, NJ 07041.

Selection of apprentices under this program will be made from qualified applicants based on qualifications alone, and without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex or occupationally irrelevant physical requirement in accordance with objective standards which permit review.  After full and fair opportunity for applications, this program will be operated on a completely non-discriminatory basis.


Applicants must apply in person and are to arrive on the day they intend to receive an application.  No one will be permitted to arrive prior to that day, and no one will be permitted to stay on the premises between noon and 4:00 PM on the days of application.

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and MUST provide their Valid Driver’s License along with a copy of the license to receive an application. The license must contain the applicant’s signature and photo. Applicants must also provide a copy of their High School Diploma or GED to receive an application. If a diploma cannot be provided, an official, signed letter on High School letterhead with the student name and date of graduation may be accepted.


Along with the application, applicants will receive further instructions pertaining to the timeline of submission of application other documents required when they return their application. 

All successful applicants will be scheduled for a test at a later date, and will be notified of the test date and time by certified mail. There is a testing fee of $60.00 which must be paid at the time of testing by a Bank Certified Check or Money Order payable to The NASI Apprentice and Training Fund, NO cash or credit cards will be accepted. NO exceptions will be made. 

NON-DISCRIMINATION: The Local Union 696 Education School is an EOE/AAE 

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