Education – High School graduate or GED Equivalent
Physical – Applicant shall be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others.
Transportation – Applicants must have some mode of transportation to the employer’s place of business and /or job site and to the place where classroom job-related instruction is conducted.
Length of Apprenticeship:
Usually four years, which includes 8,000 or more hours on the job (40 hours per week for four years), 576 hours of classroom work (36 four hour classes per year), and passing a journeyman exam.
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card
- Driver’s License
- High School transcript and college transcript (if any)
- High School Diploma or GED Scores
- DD 214 (if veteran)
- Evidence of previous experience in the electrical field (if any)
- Letter of recommendations from previous or present employer
- Each Applicant who fulfills all application requirements will be interview by the Apprenticeship Committee at a specified date. Some considerations noted during the interview are interest, sincerity, adaptability, education, personal appearance, attitude and dependability.
- If applicant is accepted in the program he/she will be required to take a drug test.
- If applicant satisfactorily passes the drug screen he/she will be placed with a member contractor as soon as possible. (Placement not applicable if already employed with member contractor)
- Starting salary, at the present, is to be determined due to a current required wage survey, with periodic raises based on current wage scale.
- Applicant must furnish tools.
- Apprenticeship is open to all students who meet the requirements without Regard to age, race, creed, national origin or sex.
- For more information call 903-597-7054.