Application Instructions

The Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship and Training Program is now accepting Online Applications.  Our “Application Period” is NOW January 1 through December 31.

We will contact our applicants by email and or postal mail to inform them of scheduled testing, which will take place at one of our training facilities.  Please make sure to follow all directions on the application and please verify that your email and mailing address are correct before submitting.  We cannot be responsible for incorrect information entered into the application.

It is highly recommended to fill out the application on a computer or large tablet.  Small tablets and phones can limit the space available to see and read all information. Once successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email from “”.  Make sure to watch your spam/ junk email folder, as these sometimes get filtered there.

Please continue to visit this website, and our Face Book Pages to watch for updates as they become available.


Entrance Exam Preparation

The Entrance Exam Study Guide is NOW AVAILABLE!  Every year, we are asked by our interested applicants if there is anything they can do to help them to prepare for our entrance exam.  This year, we are offering sample questions and guidance for three of the sections that are included in the exam.   Math, Bennett Mechanical Comprehension, and PSI Visual Pursuit.  These are not the exact questions that will be seen on the test, but they are SIMILAR.  If you can become familiar with the questions asked in our study guide(s), then it will assist you with attaining a higher passing score!

Get your Entrance Exam Tune-Up sections below.






The Official 2021 application period is OPEN.

Minimum requirements for applicants:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age at the time of acceptance into the program
  2. Have a valid driver’s license
  3. Have dependable transportation
  4. Pass a Department of Transportation physical exam
  5. Pass a drug test – Drug use is not tolerated in the construction industry where safety is a life and death issue


Application Locations

We are only accepting “Online Applications”.

**For any additional information, please call one of the TRAINING SITES, or you may email us at:

Thank you and Best Wishes!