Apprenticeship Program

Our Mission

The mission of the Meskwaki Nation Apprenticeship Program is to improve skilled workforce competitiveness and entrepreneurial opportunity through practical on-the-job training, competency-based technical education, and occupational education. By meeting the requirements for graduation from the Meskwaki Nation Apprenticeship Program, an individual will obtain skills and demonstrate success toward a career path in technical occupations from an accredited institution.

About Our Program

Meskwaki Nation Apprenticeship is recognized by the US Department of Labor and has obtained a National Center for Construction Education accreditation. We currently offer classes and “on-the-job” training for 5 technical trades (carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and pest control).

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I apply?

You can apply by filling out this application and dropping it off at the physical address listed in the contact information.

How old do I have to be?

You must be 18 years old to apply and have a high school diploma or G.E.D.

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Apprenticeship Program Staff

Harry Aguilar

Electrical Trainer

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Pedro Alamo, III

Carpentry Apprentice

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Matt Bear

Apprenticeship Director

Apprenticeship

[email protected]
641-484-9388

Jeremy Bolen

Carpentry Trainer

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641-484-9388

Wade Brown

HVAC Apprentice

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Pfieffer Brown

Electrical Apprentice

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Rod Claussen

Carpentry Trainer

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Dante Davenport

Carpentry Apprentice

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Josephine Davenport

Office Assistant

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[email protected]
641-484-9545

Alina Davenport

Electrical Apprentice

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Jasmine Davenport

Carpentry Apprentice

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Corey Dye

HVAC Apprentice

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Mark Easley

Carpentry Trainer

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641-484-9388

Bob Jones

Lead Electrician Instructor

Apprenticeship

[email protected]
641-484-9388

Albert Medina

Carpentry Apprentice

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Denine Morris

Education Manager

Apprenticeship

[email protected]
641-484-9388

Jesse Ortiz

Plumbing Apprentice

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Del Ray Pushetonequa

Carpentry Trainer

Apprenticeship

[email protected]
641-484-9388

Brenton Pushetonequa

Lead Pest Control Instructor

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Todd Robbins

Lead Carpenter Instructor

Apprenticeship

[email protected]
641-484-9388

Drayton Roberts

Carpentry Apprentice

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Kari Roberts

Carpentry Apprentice

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Elwood Roberts

Plumbing Apprentice

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Luis Rubio

Electrical Apprentice

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Scott Shultz

Electrical Trainer

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Daryl Staker

Construction Superintendent

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Chris Thorpe

Plumbing Trainer

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Ceisha Van Wey

Carpentry Apprentice

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Celsie Van Wey

HVAC Apprentice

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Breanna Waseskuk

Office Manager

Apprenticeship

[email protected]
641-484-9391

Vaughn Witcher

Pest Control Apprentice

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Winston Wolf

Pest Control Apprentice

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Josh Youngbear

Lead Plumbing Instructor

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[email protected]
641-484-9388

Contact Our Program Staff

Operation Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00AM-4:30PM

Phone Number

(641) 484-9388

Physical & Mailing Address

3138 H Ave
Tama, IA 52339

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Contact the Meskwaki Nation

Get in touch with our main office if you have general questions or need assistance finding the correct department to contact.