How to Apply

Electrical and Telecommunication Apprenticeships


Applying for Apprenticeship

We recruit people whose positive attitudes and determination to succeed would make them an excellent addition to our Electrical or Telecommunications Apprenticeship Program.

Applications for admission to the JATC are accepted once a year. While the dates will vary from year to year, the application process is usually scheduled for a few weeks in November. Those that complete an application will be scheduled for a general aptitude test sometime in January or February. Applicants that meet the minimum test score will be scheduled for an interview in the spring.

The 2016 Application Period is closed.

Please check back periodically for information on the 2017 Application Period

In order to apply, you must meet the following requirements:

1) Age – Must be 18 years of age or older.  (Those applying in 2017 must turn 18 by June 30, 2018.)

2) Education – Must have ONE of the following:

a) High School Diploma plus one (1) year of high school algebra with passing grade or one post high school algebra course with passing grade.


b) G.E.D. (which covers the algebra requirement)

3) Application Fee – $50.00 Electrical Program, $50.00 Telecommunications Program; payable at time of application. Fee is non-refundable.  Payable by Credit Card or Money Order.  No Cash or Personal Checks accepted.

4) Drug test – Must be able to pass a drug test before beginning apprenticeship. The JATC has a zero tolerance policy for drug use. (Apprenticeship offers will be withdrawn upon positive drug test results.) Apprentices are drug tested throughout apprenticeship.

5) This is a web-based program – Applicants must have a valid email address. Accepted Applicants are required to have access to the internet and a computer.

6) Aptitude Test – Aptitude Test S-72R77 will be scheduled for all applicants.  Applicants for the Electrical Apprenticeship must score High (H) to qualify for interview. There is no minimum qualifying score for Telecommunication Applicants. Click here for Aptitude Test Description, Information and Tips

7) Other Requirements – Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States and live within the area covered by Local 103, IBEW.  Click here for a listing of towns in our jurisdiction

Non-Discrimination Clause

The Electrical Industry School, Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee, Local # 103, IBEW, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, Scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administrative programs