Veterans in manufacturing apprenticeship

Veterans in Manufacturing

Transition with Confidence

As a Veteran, Why Should I Consider an Apprenticeship?

Veteran

Apply Your Military Skills Towards a Career in Washington State’s Number One Industry

  • The skills acquired during service in the armed forces can be applied to the advanced manufacturing industries including problem solving, attention to detail and leadership
  • Attend community/technical college and gain college credit towards your associate degree
  • Train to earn your nationally-recognized certificate as a machinist, tool and die maker, industrial maintenance technician, precision metal fabricator or plastic process technician
Occupations We Train To
Veteran in Machining

Use Your VA (Post-9/11 GI Bill) Benefits

In addition to your salary, earn up to:

  • $2,748.00** per month for the first six months of training (100% of your applicable MHA)
  • $2,198.00 per month for the second six months (80% of your applicable MHA)
  • $1,649.00 per month for the third six months (60% of your applicable MHA)
  • $1,099.00 per month for the fourth six months (40% of your applicable MHA)

Post-9/11 GI Bill recipients will also receive up to $83 per month for books and supplies.

Calculate Your GI Bill Benefits

Example of Wage Progression with GI Bill Benefits

Example of Wage Progression with post-911 GI Bill benefits based on Seattle’s monthly housing allowance (MHA)

**This is the Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) rate for Seattle as of 4/22/2021. Rates vary depending on location, dependents and military grade. AJAC’s advanced manufacturing apprenticeship programs are approved by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) who ensures that apprenticeship programs meet minimum quality standards and comply with all federal and state laws and regulations. GI Bill will vary depending on years served, length of service and type of service. All individuals will need to verify through the VA to ensure the type of eligibility.

AJAC (Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee)

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