Program Requirements:


  1. Age: At least 18 years of age Education:
  2. High School Diploma or GED 
  3. Physical: Applicants must be physically capable of performing essential functions of the apprenticeship program, included working in the field unassisted.
  4. Background checks and drug screenings will be performed before acceptance into the program.
  5. Alaska Residency: Must be an Alaska Resident for at least the last 12 months.
  6. Driver's License: Must hold a valid Alaska Driver's License.


Core Training 


Two week initial training includes:

Course (hours)


  1. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (40)
  2. North Slope Training Cooperative (8)
  3. First Aid/CPR/AED (6)
  4. Field & Bear Awareness (4)
  5. Field Sampling Techniques (12)
  6. GIS Usage/Mapping (12)
  7. Aircraft Safety (2)
  8. Effective Employment Skills (4)



Applications DUE: 

5:00 PM, April 21, 2017


Selected Applicants will be notified by May 1, 2017


Questions about the Application Process?

Contact Us:

Alaska Forum, Inc.
PO Box 212409 Anchorage, AK 99521-2409 
Message Line and Fax: (907) 331-0271 ext 4



We recommend you have your resume and a copy of your high school or recent college transcript to upload and complete this application.  

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