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Join our AP Academy Apprentice program and become the Man or Woman you have always wanted to be. Through classroom, hands on, and real world experience our academy guides you in developing the foundation to build a career in the window film and graphics industry. Our goal is to help you accomplish your goals and dreams, through this process, and the pursuit of constant and never-ending improvement.

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Tiered Pay Structure: Cannot advance to the next Level without having every discipline up to the previous level to which you are advancing (EX: Cannot be a 3A Installer without being at least a 2C Installer).
APPRENTICE LEVEL
Apprentice: $13/ HR – 90-day probationary period – Can be let go if they do not at least reach Level 1B
BEGINNER LEVEL
Level 1A: No pay increase: Beginner installer in (1) Install Discipline
Level 1B: No Pay Increase: Beginner installer in (2) Install Disciplines – In good standing with company
Level 1C: $1 Raise ($15 / Hr.) Beginner installer in (2) Install Disciplines & Apprentice Level in (1) Discipline
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL
Level 2A: $1 Raise ($16/ Hr.) Professional in (1) Discipline & Beginner in (2) Disciplines
Level 2B: $1 Raise ($17/ Hr.) Professional in (2) Disciplines
Level 2C: $1 Raise ($18/ Hr.) Professional in (3) Disciplines
Level 2C Team Lead: $1 Raise ($19/ Hr.) Professional in (3) Disciplines, Demonstrates Leadership Qualities & Core Values
EXPERT LEVEL
Level 3: ($18/hr.) Expert in (1) Discipline
Level 3A: $1.5 Raise ($20.5 Hr.) Expert in (1) Discipline & Professional in (2) Disciplines
Level 3B: $1.5 Raise ($21.50 Hr.) Expert in (2) Discipline & Professional in (1) Disciplines
Level 3C: $1.5 Raise ($23 Hr.) Expert in (3) Disciplines
Level 3C Install Manager: ($27 Hr.) Expert in (3) Disciplines & Leader who is a model of AP’s Core Values

Tiered Pay Structure: Cannot advance to the next Level without having every discipline up to the previous level to which you are advancing (EX: Cannot be a 3A Installer without being at least a 2C Installer).

Apprentice Level

Apprentice: 90-day probationary period – Can be let go if they do not at least reach Level 1B

Beginner Level

Level 1A: Beginner installer in (1) Install Discipline

Level 1B: Beginner installer in (2) Install Disciplines – In good standing with the company

Level 1C: Beginner installer in (2) Install Disciplines & Apprentice Level in (1) Discipline

Professional Level

Level 2A: Professional in (1) Discipline & Beginner in (2) Disciplines

Level 2B: Professional in (2) Disciplines

Level 2C: Professional in (3) Disciplines

Level 2C Team Lead: Professional in (3) Disciplines, Demonstrates Leadership Qualities & Core Values

Expert Level

Level 3: Expert in (1) Discipline

Level 3A:  Expert in (1) Discipline Professional in (1) Discipline & Beginner in (1) Discipline 

Level 3B:  Expert in (1) Discipline & Professional in (2) Disciplines 

Level 3D: Expert in (3) Disciplines

Level 3 Install Manager: Expert in (3) Disciplines & Leader who is a model of AP’s Core Values

Apprentice: Primary function is to learn systems and processes to properly pass Level 1 Benchmarks and become Beginner Installers. Apprentice Tech must remain at hire rate and within Level 1 parameters for a minimum of 90 days.

  • New Hire will be considered Apprentice until they have passed their 90 day probationary period.
  • Post 90 Day probationary period, employee will be measured by Trainer/Manager on proficiency of (3) benchmarks (Efficiency, Quality, & Proficiency) for all 3 installer disciplines: Installer must reach at least Level 1B (Beginner Installer in 2 Install Disciplines) in order to have passed the probationary period and moved to an employee in good standing with the company. Employee may be released if Level 1B is not reached at 90 days.
  • Post 90 day probationary period the employee will become eligible for company benefits including PTO
  • New Installers will not be considered proficient installers (as far as suring up scheduling time goes) until they pass stage 1.
  • New Installers have the ability to test out at a Level 2 or Level 3 Installer at their 90 day review.
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