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Bus Technician Apprenticeship

Enroll as a Bus Technician Apprentice to start your new career!

The Metro Transit Bus Technician Apprenticeship will assist individuals with no prior experience or technical degree to become a Bus Technician at Metro Transit. Through classroom instruction, hands-on training, and job shadowing, apprentices will develop the knowledge and skills needed to start their new career and join the team of Technicians that keep our buses rolling!

Apply to the Bus Technician Apprenticeship Program now through Sept. 30

Apprenticeship highlights include:

  • No technical degree or experience required – we will train you!
  • Earn a salary while you complete your apprenticeship
  • Hands-on training at Metro Transit facilities using state-of-the-art tools and equipment
  • Staff-led learning and mentoring

As a Bus Technician Apprentice you will:

  • Become a union member with ATU 1005 
  • Learn to work on a variety of bus types including diesel, hybrid, and electric
  • Learn from the most experienced bus mechanics in the industry
  • Receive ongoing training and professional development
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Bus Technician Apprenticeship Program schedule 

Enrollment open
September 2022

October – November 2022
Complete required preparatory course

Bus Technician Apprentice
January 2023 – December 2025
Become a Transit employee and ATU member

Bus Technician Journey Person
January 2026
Grow your career!