Qualifications

To qualify for interview and ranking for this program you must:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or Have a certificate of High School Equivalency or GED or have a two-year Associate Degree or higher

  • Successfully completed one full year of High School Algebra with a passing grade or; one full semester of post high school algebra with a passing grade or; the electrical training ALLIANCE online Tech Math course

  • Able to work legally in the United States and provide a valid Social Security Number

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of registration (may apply at 17)

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Direct Entry / Direct Interview:

Applicants may qualify for either Direct Entry or Direct Interview if they meet any of the following qualifications:

  • Military Experience. Applicants who have completed at least three years of active-duty service, with an honorable discharge within 5 years of date of application.

  • [Electrical] Industry Experience. Applicants who can verify that they have worked a minimum of 2,000 hours specifically in the electrical construction trade.

Required Documents
  • Copy of your valid Drivers License

  • High School Transcripts

  • ​College Transcripts (if applicable)

  • DD-214 (if applicable)

  • Any applicable Letters of Recommendation, certifications or awards

This program is a five-year on-the-job training program where students are taught the trade while actually working it. Apprentices are also required to attend classes offered at no charge through the JATC program.

Requirements

Capable of completing all requirements of apprenticeship, including being able and willing to:

  • Safely perform, or learn to safely perform essential functions of the job

  • Get to and from work at job sites within the geographical jurisdiction of the Local Union

  • Attend and successfully complete all related instruction

  • Understand and follow all JATC Rules and Policies

  • Climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, poles and towers of various heights

  • Push, pull, crawl, crouch and work in confined spaces, lift 25-50 pounds regularly and use various hand and power tools

  • Read, hear, speak and understand instructions and warnings in English

Aptitude Test

All applicants must sucessfully pass the Electrical Training Alliance Aptitude test as the last requirement for interview.