The Phoenix Electrical JATC Apprenticeship Program was originally registered with the State of Arizona in July of 1943 through a labor-management cooperative effort. We are the leading source for training Apprentices and Journeymen Inside Wiremen for the Electrical Construction Industry in Arizona today.
The Apprenticeship Program is a 5 year program that incorporates 8,000 hours of on-the-job training in commercial and industrial electrical construction, working a full-time job, earning competitive wages and benefits, and learning the trade under the direction of a Journeyman Inside Wireman. Those work hours compliment college-level classes that are credited through the American Council on Education (A.C.E.). The 5-year curriculum is accomplished in a 4 calendar-year period due to the year-round scheduling of classes. Each semester is scheduled for a minimum of 116 classroom and hands-on training hours, generally attended once per week, which means apprentices will be employed by a union-signatory employer during the day, and attend classes on scheduled evenings. The 1st year of the program is scheduled for a full 10-hour day of training, scheduled on alternating weeks. Full-time job placement with a sponsoring employer is provided through the Training Center during an apprentice's time in the program.
Successful completion of the Phoenix Electrical JATC Apprenticeship will earn industry-recognized credentials, including an Arizona State Certificate of Apprenticeship Completion, and the Classification of Journeyman Inside Wireman through the
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