MTI-JATT News & Updates

COVID-19 Update: Please follow all the recommendations from the CDC, local, state, and national authorities in order to stay safe. 


Updated July 2, 2020


Interview Information for NEW APPRENTICES entering the FALL 2020


Mechanical Trades Institute has scheduled your interview with the Board of Trustees for consideration of acceptance into the apprenticeship program.  It is mandatory that you appear on Monday, July 20, 2020.  Please report to Mechanical Trades Institute, 6120 Purdue Drive SW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30336.   Once you drive through the gate stay straight to park.  You will enter the building at door 3 (breezeway) there will be a sign where you are to enter.  We are following CDC COVID-19 guidelines.  You will be required to wear a mask, your temperature will be taken, social distancing will be practiced, and we ask that you do not attempt to shake hands during interviews.  


A staff member will direct you to a designated area to sit while waiting for your interview.  Below are the interview groups and times. Please find your group for the time you are to report to the apprenticeship school for check in.


  Last Name Check-In Time
Group A A - Hi 7:00 AM
Group B Ho - P 9:30 AM
Group C R - V 11:45 AM
Group D W - Z  12:45 PM


If you applied for HVACR (Mechanical Service), please bring your resume we will share with contractors.  You must be working with a signatory contractor by the time school starts to enter the HVAC program. Acceptance letter will not be sent out immediately, but a list will be posted to our website ( by Wednesday, July 22 of those accepted.  There will be a mandatory orientation the week of August 10th.  You will receive information with date and time.  You may also check our website for details.


The most qualified applicants will be accepted for fall 2020. Failure to report for your interview will nullify your application.  We look forward to seeing you!



Updated June 1, 2020

Reopening the MTI-JATT Campus on June 1, 2020.

Covid-19 Protocol & Procedures


Hours of Operation


Atlanta Campus 

[Day: Monday thru Thursday (8:00 AM – 11:00 AM) & (1:00 PM – 4:00 PM)]

[Night: Tuesday & Thursday (5:00 PM-8:30 PM)]


Rome Campus 

[Tuesday & Thursday (7:00 AM -8:30 PM)]


Entry and Check-In

Enter through Breezeway Door (Will be marked)

Maintain proper social distance and follow stanchions to check-in station

Check-in at Auditorium Door

Attendees will be required:

To bring your own mask and wear your mask while at school.

To have their temperature taken before entry. (Any temperature above 100.0 will not be permitted into school).

To sign in and to wear a label for their entire stay that indicates the attendee has been checked in properly.

To leave the building after each time block so that areas may be disinfected and sanitized.Stay in designated areas and break outside the building.


Additional Precautions

If you are sick, stay at home, wash your hands regularly, & maintain social distancing.

Hand Sanitizer (gallon jug with pumps) – positioned through building at building entry points and restrooms

All members shall practice good hygiene and social distancing practices. All offices and employee break rooms are off limits.  Welders are limited to every other booth.  Welders should use the restroom in the shop. 

Evaluations will be conducted appointment only

Gate 2 will be opened from 7AM-2PM (Monday through Thursday) for entry for practice, etc. and Gate 2 will be opened from 5PM-6PM (Tuesday and Thursday evenings) for entry for welding practice, etc.

The school has scheduled a deep cleaning/disinfecting prior to reopening and has scheduled and extra weekly cleaning /disinfecting during summer months.

Staff will clean/disinfect high-touch areas daily.


Training and Information


Admissions & Orientations

More information


Journeyman Training

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Apprentice Information

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Welding Technology Center

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Learn a Skilled Trade Today

Interviews for NEW APPRENTICES will be JULY 20th.  CHECK-IN by LAST NAME. Look below to view CHECK-IN Times! 


Mechanical Trades Institute - Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust
 Main Campus |
  Main office: 404-696-7121 | fax:404+696-0760
  Weld office: 678-486-7600 |
  6120 Purdue Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30336 -  NEW MAIN CAMPUS LOCATION
 Rome Campus | 770-372-3633 
 110 Darlington Drive, Rome, GA 30162
 Albany Instructional Service Center | 470-240-4058 
  1900 Clark Avenue, Albany, GA 31705
 Local Union 72 | 404-373-5778
 374 Maynard Terrace, S.E. Atlanta, GA 30316
 Mechanical Contractors Association of GA | 770-934-1427
 4500 Hugh Howell Road, Suite 250, Tucker, GA 30084