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Qualifications & Deadlines


Qualifications &

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  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 Certificate. If you have a GED Certificate, you must provide an official score report from the Department of Education. All transcripts and certificates must be in the original sealed envelopes.
  5. Provide an official high school transcript. Transcripts must be mailed directly from the educational institution to the JATC. Hand-carried material will only be accepted if it is an official transcript sealed in an envelope by the institution.
  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 Submit a 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 D 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 & Interviews are held on a quarterly basis at the JATC. To be eligible for a specific test date, an applicant must turn in a completed Main Application Packet by the corresponding deadline. All other documents must be turned in before the 30-day deadline from the original application date.

Spring 2020

If you complete an application between 12/21/19 – 3/27/20

Aptitude Test

April 2020


May 2020

Summer 2020

If you complete an application between 3/28/20 – 6/26/20

Aptitude Test

July 2020


August 2020

Fall 2020

If you complete an application between 6/27/20 – 9/25/20

Aptitude Test

October 2020


November 2020

Winter 2020

If you complete an application between 9/26/20 – 12/18/20

Aptitude Test

January 2021


February 2021