Pass Through Testing

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.

Available Test Dates:

Contact Sandy Conn for additional information at 515-985-1177.


Required Paperwork for Pass-Through Testing:

1) Registration with the Department of Labor 
2) ABC/DOL Enrollment Form, including $110 enrollment fee, if they are not already registered.
3) Apprentice Profile Form
4) Credit for Previous Experience
5) DOL Disability Disclosure
6) Employer Assessment (below: choose the appropriate trade and level)

• Each test costs $150
• Can use a trade specific code book
• Bring a calculator and pencil
• Must get an 80% or better to pass
• Can only be taken one time
• We only offer pass-through tests for levels one and two
• Must have 1,000 OJT hours to qualify to take the Level 1 test
• Must have 2,000 OJT hours AND taken Level 1 class or passed Level 1 pass-through test to qualify to take Level 2 test



Click to download one of the following Pass Through Testing Employer Assessments:

Electrical 1 Pass Through
Electrical 2 Pass Through
Click to download one of the following Pass Through Testing Employer Assessments:

HVAC 1 Pass Through
HVAC 2 Pass Through
Click to download one of the following Pass Through Testing Employer Assessments:

Plumbing 1 Pass Through
Plumbing 2 Pass Through
Click to download one of the following Pass Through Testing Employer Assessments:

Sheet Metal 1 Pass Through
Sheet Metal 2 Pass Through

For questions, please contact Sandy Conn.