Do You Qualify?

To become an apprentice?

To meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship, applicants must:


a. be a minimum of 18 years of age.


b. be at least a high school graduate, or have a GED, or have a two-year Associates Degree or higher and Have successfully completed one year of high school, college or post secondary algebra. (Freshman Math 1, Course 1, or Sequential Math 1).


c. UPON ACCEPTANCE you will be required to show evidence of successful completion of: two (2) full years of high school math of which one (1) is high school algebra or a post high school algebra course.


d. UPON ACCEPTANCE you will be required to provide an official transcript for high school, post high school education, GED records and any related training.


e. UPON ACCEPTANCE you will be required to submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if you are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training experience.


f. qualify for an interview using the electrical trade’s aptitude test [click here to go to aptitude test] developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research.


g. present evidence that you have reliable transportation.


h. prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants and must be at least 18 years of age.


i. prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants will be required to provide results of a physical examination and a drug test required and paid for by the EJATC.


j. Individuals who can verify (proper documentation required) that they have worked a minimum of eight-thousand (8000) hours specifically in the Electrical construction trade; do not need to meet the requirements of items (b) and (c).


k. Individuals who have worked a minimum of forty-five hundred (4500) hours as a Residential Wireman under an IBEW/NECA Local Collective Bargaining Agreement (proper documenta-tion required), do not need to meet the requirements of items (b) and (c).


l. Individuals who have completed at least three (3) years of related instruction and forty-five hundred (4500) hours of OJT as indentured apprentices in a properly registered Electrical construction apprenticeship program not sponsored by IBEW/NECA (proper documentation required), do not need to meet the requirements of items (b) and (c).


The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or age-except the applicant must be at least 17 years to apply and 18 years of age at the time of indenture. The JATC does not, and will not, discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under applicable law and lawful regulations issued there under.


Applicants who meet all basic requirements will be interviewed by the JATC. Apprentices will be selected in order of their final ranking.