Mechanics Local 701 Training Program
Application and Acceptance Policy & Procedure

The Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund admits students of any race color, national origin ethnic origin, sex, religion, age, disability, and any other protected category to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to participants and students in its training program. The Fund does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or any other protected category in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and all Fund-administered programs.
Non-Discrimination Policy  adopted October 1, 2010

Training Program Applicants Must Demonstrate through Pre-Application Interview:
• English language comprehension and literacy
• Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the training program and employer with or
without reasonable accommodation
• Mechanical aptitude consistent with industry requirements

Training Program Application Documentation Must Include:
• completed program application form
• written authorization from parent or legal guardian, if applicant is less than 18 years of age
• proof of a valid driver’s license and presentation of a driving record abstract
• proof of employment eligibility by presentation of a birth certificate issued in the United States; a valid United States government issued passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; Form I-551 Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card; Form I-766 Employment Authorization Document Card
• proof of level of education by presentation of a copy of an accredited institution high school
transcript, high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate
• proof of military service separation by presentation of United States Department of Defense
Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214), if applicable
• non-refundable program application fee in the amount of $65.00* in the form of a cashier’s check or
money order payable to: Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund
* program application fee for Mechanics Local 701 members in good standing is waived

Training Program Acceptance is Conditional Upon:
• a minimum passing grade on a one hour general aptitude test of the applicants reading and mechanical comprehension and numerical computation and reasoning skills
• a non-refundable drug screen test fee in the amount of $69.00 in the form of a cashier’s check or money order payable to Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund; and; a negative test result from a pre- employment urine non-prescription drug screen test* administered by Screen Safe, Inc.
*Applicant’s current employer non-prescription drug screen test results, which conform to the minimum standards of the Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund, will be accepted.
• applicants written acknowledgement and acceptance of the program policies and procedures of the Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund
• approval of the applicant by the Mechanics Local 701 Training Fund Board of Trustees