high school diploma/GED
Little or no job preparation is needed for bridge and lock tenders.
Little or no previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these careers. For example, a person can become a waiter or waitress even if he/she has never worked before.
Employees in these careers need from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker can show you how to do the job.
Job Zone One
Different careers need different amounts of preparation. Each O*NET career is in one of five Job Zones, which are groups of careers that need the same level of experience, education, and training. Explore more careers in Job Zone One.