Douglas P. Nelson, Business Manager
Joint Apprenticeship Training Center
JATC 2024 Electrician Apprentice Applications **for classes beginning September of 2024**
Applications for 2024 classes will be opening May 2, 2023 and closing August 31, 2023.
Please READ all information below.
Please call the IBEW 223 JATC Office at 508-880-2693 to schedule an appointment when all of your paperwork is ready.
The Aptitude Test will be administered in the fall of 2023 by the JATC.
Please have all of your required paperwork listed below before you call for an appointment to fill out your application in person.
All applications are to be completed in person by appointment only.
- At least 18 years of age at time of selection and indenture (minimum of 17 years to apply)
- Meet minimum math requirements - one full year of school algebra with a passing grade or an equivalent post high school algebra course with passing grade.
- High school graduate, or have GED, in lieu of high school diploma or GED have two-year Associates Degree or higher.
- Provide an official transcript for: high school (year or years completed); GED (from State Dept. of Education); or post high school education and training. Note: Associated high school transcripts must also be submitted with GED.
- Submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience for consideration of such training/experience.
- Have a qualifying score on the electrical trade's aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research. (This test will be administered fall of 2023 by the JATC)
- Copy of a valid Driver’s license
- Copy of your Birth Certificate
- $40.00 application fee payable in Cash, Check or Money Order only.
- Any Ma. Certified school or work hours in the trade.
- Must reside in Southeastern Ma. or Cape Cod and Islands area.
Admission Requirements of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee:
Selection of entrants to the Apprenticeship Program is made on qualification alone without regard to race, creed, gender, age, color, or national origin and based on an oral interview of those who meet the minimum qualifications.
The industry’s needs determine the number of apprentices accepted into the Program at the time.
Initial drug screening is required of all who are selected to enter the apprenticeship and are subject to annual and random testing.
Terms of Apprenticeship Training:
• Length - 4 Years Night School / minimum of 8000 hours on-the-job training
• Related classroom instruction / minimum of 225 hours per year (Sept-May)
• CPR/First Aid and OSHA training
• Indentured to the Brockton Electricians Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee and assigned to an electrical contractor signatory to IBEW Local 223.
• Starting pay - 40% of the Journeyman wage
• Probationary period is 1000 hours OJT or 6 months and also successful completion of related classroom training
• Wage increases determined by advance in period based on satisfactory on-the-job and classroom performance
• College credit for related classroom instruction
Pay increases of 3-5% of the Journeyman level rate of pay every 1000hrs commensurate with satisfactory academic and on-the-job performance.
Application and Information:
Robert M. Revil
Director of Training
Brockton Electricians JATC
475 Myles Standish Blvd., Taunton, MA 02780
Office Phone 508-880-2693
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