Meet The Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications.  

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency

  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others.

  • Must be able to pass a drug screening upon acceptance into the program and prior to employment

  • Pursuant to federal guidance, all employees of public water systems must pass a background check.  Applicants will be required to pass a qualifying background investigation upon selection into the apprenticeship program and prior to employment.

  • Must possess a valid state issued vehicle operator license and be insurable at normal commercial rates on acceptance into the program and prior to employment.

Submit An Application

Applications will be accepted throughout the year.  All persons requesting an application will have one made available after completing the programs applicant request form.  Apprenticeship applications will be available at the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water office or from any employer that is signatory to the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water apprenticeship. 


Submit an Application