Apprentices being trained at the NECA/IBEW Electrical JATC. Applicants can expect similar training.

Why apply?

Are you interested in a career in the electrical construction industry? Do you think you have the aptitude and skills necessary to complete a rigorous 5-year apprenticeship program? If you meet the following requirements, you could be on your way to a rewarding career.

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • High school graduate or have a GED.
  • Official high school transcript.
  • GED documentation and high school transcripts.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Proof of completing at least two semesters of Algebra with a C or better, or completion of the NJATC Tech Math course.
  • Legal resident of IBEW Local Union 16 jurisdiction.

Application Process

There is a non-refundable $30 processing fee for each application to be paid by check or money order at the time of application.

Paper applications will be available at the JATC office from 8:00 AM until 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM Monday through Friday, except those days that fall on recognized holidays.

Individuals may also ask for an application be sent to them. Click on the Contact page to request the Apprenticeship Application Form.

The NECA IBEW Electrical JATC will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation,
genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older.
The NECA IBEW Electrical JATC will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.

Please familiarize yourself with the application requirements below:

INSIDE Program Application Requirements

Residential Program Application Requirements

Applicants can click to APPLY ONLINE

More Information for Applicants

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