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Pass-Through Testing

What is Pass-Through Testing?

Pass through testing is available to any registered apprentice who feels they have the knowledge to successfully skip Level 1 (or Level 2, if applicable) AND they meet the qualifications to take a pass through test in our apprenticeship program.


Here's what you need to know:

  • Each test costs $150, and can only be taken once
  • Trade-specific code books are allowed for use during the test
  • Apprentice should bring a calculator and pencil
  • Apprentice must get an > 80% to pass-through

  We only offer pass-through tests for levels 1 and 2.  

Qualifications for the Level 1 Test:
Apprentice must have 1,000 OJT hours

Qualifications for the Level 2 Test:
Apprentice must have 2,000 OJT hours AND must have passed Level 1 class or pass-through test 


Available Test Dates:

Contact Ginny Shindelar for additional information at 515-985-1175.

Required Paperwork for
Pass-Through Testing:

  1. including $175 enrollment fee, if they are not already registered.

  2. Employer Assessment (below: choose the appropriate trade and level)

For questions, please contact Ginny Shindelar.