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Qualifications & Deadlines


Qualifications &

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Frequently Asked

  1. Complete an application form, accurately responding to all questions and items.
  2. Be a minimum of 17 years of age to apply. Applicants selected from the Eligibility Pool must be at least 18 years of age to be indentured.
  3. Present a valid driver’s license.
  4. Be at least a high school graduate or have a GED.
  5. Provide an official high school transcript or GED Score Report. Official documents can be mailed directly from the educational institution to the JATC (must be received in a sealed envelope) or sent via a secure on-line transcript service.
  6. Show evidence of successful completion of one full credit of basic high school algebra with a passing grade of C or higher; or one post high school algebra course (i.e. Continuing Education, College Course, Trade School Course, etc.); or provide evidence of having successfully completed the Online Tech Math Course through our national training center.
  7. Submit a resume or work history.
  8. Provide any post high school education transcripts or training documentation you would like included in your file (optional).
  9. Provide a copy of DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if you are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training and/or experience.

Other Conditions

Individuals who meet one of the following qualifications do not have to fulfill the requirements of items E and F listed above, and still must take the Aptitude Test listed, but do not have a minimum score requirement:

  1. Individuals who can provide indisputable documenting evidence to verify that they have worked a minimum of 4000 hours in the electrical construction trade, under a journeyman or master electricians.
  2. Individuals who can provide indisputable documenting evidence to verify that they have a minimum of two years of military training and experience in a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) applicable to the electrical construction trade (as determined by the JATC).

Prior to being indentured, all applicants given a conditional offer of employment as an apprentice are required to take and pass a physical and drug test.


Application Deadlines

Aptitude Tests and Interviews are held on a quarterly basis at the JATC. 

To be eligible for a specific test date, an applicant must have completed all the required steps in the on-line application within their 30 day deadline and within the quarterly deadline to apply. 

To be eligible for interviews, an applicant must pass the aptitude test with a score of 4 or higher.

Spring 2023

If you complete an application between 1/1/23 – 3/31/23

Aptitude Test

April 2023


May 2023

Summer 2022

If you complete an application between 4/1/22 – 6/30/22

Aptitude Test

July 2022


August 2022

Fall 2022

If you complete an application between 7/1/22 – 9/30/22

Aptitude Test

October 2022


November 2022

Winter 2022

If you complete an application between 10/01/22 – 12/30/22

Aptitude Test

January 2023


February 2023

Minneapolis Electrical JATC