Five (5) year Inside Wireman Electrician Apprenticeship
Three (3) year Telecommunications Apprenticeship
NATURE OF THE TRADE:
Electricians install and repair electrical systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Lighting, power, security, telecommunications, electrical motors, transformers and building automation components all operate through electrical systems assembled, installed, and wired by electricians.
These workers sometimes work at heights, in confined spaces and out in the elements. Electricians follow blueprints and specifications for most installations. To install wiring in factories and offices, they may bend, fit, and fasten conduit (pipe or tubing) inside partitions, walls, or other concealed areas.
For safety, electricians strictly follow the requirements of the National Electrical Code and, in addition, must comply with state, county and municipal code requirements.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Have a Valid Driver’s License (we require a copy)
Must be a High School graduate or have a GED
Provide us with a copy of your Social Security card.
Provide us with official high school transcripts, as well as any post-high school transcripts.
Provide any GED records if applicable.
Provide evidence of completion of at least 1 year of high school algebra or 1 post-high school algebra course with a passing grade.
Inside apprentices complete over 8,000 hours of on-the-job training. Telecommunications apprentices complete over 4,800 hours of OJT. All apprentices receive over 180 hours of classroom instruction each year.
Apprentices attend classes one afternoon a week throughout the school year.
The starting wage for apprentices varies by program and is between 40 – 75% of Journeyworker wages. Benefits include: Health insurance, pension plan, training and education.
Applications are accepted year round at the training center. The hours are Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sioux City JATC WITCC Room C-136 4647 Stone Avenue Sioux City, IA 51102 Phone: (712) 274-6474 Visit Our Website