Congratulations on taking your first step toward a career pathway in apprenticeship! First, be sure you meet the GBAAI eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or credential
  • Be a resident of Suffolk, Norfolk, or Middlesex counties

Women, minorities, veterans and eligible spouses, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!

Next, contact the appropriate pre-apprenticeship training program below based on which industry pathway interests you. Please note that individual programs may have additional eligibility requirements. 

Emergency Medical Services

Fill out the online City Academy application.

Facilities Maintenance

Contact:

Michael Chavez
YouthBuild Boston
mchavez@ybboston.org
617-445-8887, x110

Construction

Contact either:

Mary Vogel
Building Pathways
info@buildingpathwaysboston.org
617-238-5292

Or for young people 18-27:

Greg Mumford
YouthBuild Boston
gmumford@ybboston.org
617-445-8887, x102

Hospitality

Contact:

Lori Sylvia
BEST Hospitality Training
lsylvia@besthtc.org
617-542-1177, x212