Every apprenticeship program is different, check with your local union.

The following requirements are typical for individuals applying to be accepted into an IBEW/NECA Joint Apprenticeship Training Program (JATC) or IBEW/NECA Area Wide Joint Apprenticeship Program (AJATC).

  1. Minimum age 18
  2. High School Education
  3. One Year of High School Algebra
  4. Qualifying Score on an Aptitude Test
  5. Drug Free

Each local JATC or AJATC may have additional requirements and provides training for electrical workers in a specific geographical area. Applications must be made to the JATC or AJATC in the area where you reside.

Information obtained from: www.njatc.org