An individual who can show that they meet the conditions listed below, after making application for apprenticeship, will be afforded an oral interview by the JATC. If interviewed, the applicant will be listed among those applicants qualified for selection, for a period of two calendar years from the date of interview.
To be interviewed the applicant must:
A. Be a minimum of 17 years of age.
B. Be at least a high school graduate, or have a GED, or have a two-year Associate Degree or higher.
C. Show evidence of successful completion of: one full year of high school Algebra with a passing grade, or one post high school Algebra course with a passing grade.
D. Provide an official transcript for high school and post high school education and training. All GED records must be submitted if applicable.
E. Submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if they are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training/experience.
F. Qualify for interview using the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee's aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institute for Research.
G. Present evidence that they possess a valid driver’s license.
H. Prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
I. Prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants may be required to provide results of a physical examination and a drug test as decided by the JATC.
J. Individuals who can verify (proper documentation required) that they have worked a minimum of eight thousand (8,000) hours specifically in the electrical construction trade do not need to meet the requirements of items (B) and (C).
K. Individuals who have worked a minimum of forty-five hundred (4,500) hours as a Residential Wireman under an IBEW/NECA Local Collective Bargaining Agreement (proper documentation required) do not need to meet the requirements of items (B) and (C).
L. Individuals who have completed at least 3 years of related instruction and forty-five hundred (4,500) hours of OJT as indentured apprentices in a properly registered electrical construction apprenticeship program not sponsored by IBEW/NECA (proper documentation required) do not need to meet the requirements of items (B) and (C).