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


Michael Chavez
YouthBuild Boston
617-445-8887, x110


Contact either:

Mary Vogel
Building Pathways

Or for young people 18-27:

Greg Mumford
YouthBuild Boston
617-445-8887, x102



Lori Sylvia
BEST Hospitality Training
617-542-1177, x212

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