Interested in entering the electrical trade? Application events for upcoming apprenticeship opportunities are being hosted by the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #5 and the Western PA Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).
All applications must be picked up in person by the applicant and completed ON THE DAY OF the application event. Please check the requirements listed below to make sure you qualify and be sure to bring the following items with you:
1. Copy of your high school transcript, either official or unofficial OR your GED with scores (not a copy of the certificate) and your high school transcript for the years attended
2. Your Pennsylvania Driver's License
3. A non-refundable check or money order for $25.00 made payable to Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee for application costs. Note: cash payments will NOT be accepted.
Applications will be distributed during the following dates and times:
Electrical Training Center - 5 Hot Metal Street, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (South Side)
March 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 - 9am to 1pm
March 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 - 9am to 1pm
Clearfield Training Center - 1400 Leonard Street, Clearfield, PA 16830
March 23 - 10am to 1pm
for more information. The Local Joint Apprenticeship Committee (JATC) is an affiliated provider of education for the Community College of Allegheny County.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
A. Applicants shall be in good health, of average intelligence, conscientious and interested in learning the trade
B. Must be 18 years old, as of June 30, 2019
C. Must be a high school graduate or hold a GED
D. Must have completed one year of high school algebra or one post high school algebra course
E. Applicant must be willing to take any tests given by or for the Committee
G. Must be a resident of one of the following PA counties for at least one year prior to application: Allegheny; Armstrong; Bedford; Blair; Butler; Cambria; Cameron; Centre; Clarion; Clearfield; Elk; Fayette; Fulton; Greene; Huntingdon; Indiana; Jefferson; McKean; Somerset; Venango; Washington; or Westmoreland
H. A non-refundable check or money order for $25.00 will be required with the returned application. Cost of all testing and examinations to be paid by the Committee. NOTE: We will NOT accept cash payments; check or money orders ONLY.
I. All applicants must have a valid PA Driver's Licence for the entire time they are in the apprenticeship program
J. The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination due to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or non-job related disabilities. The sponsor shall take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in the apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 or the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 30 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.