APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING PROGRAM
Earn While You Learn.
Apprenticeship is an all-inclusive program providing quality education to individuals pursuing a career in the electrical field. This program implements both classroom instruction coupled with hands-on learning and on-the-job training.
Individuals study all related electrical theory in the classroom with subject matter experts as it correlates into real-life job experiences. Apprentices spend 80% of their apprenticeship in the field gaining skill and knowledge from skilled journeyworkers. Our goal is to provide our students with the necessary skill, knowledge and experience to be a successful craftsman in the electrical field.
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Welcome to The Globe-Miami Electrical JATC Apprenticeship Program
The Globe-Miami Electrical JATC and the IBEW/NECA (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers / National Electrical Contractors Association) Local Union 518 combines a 5year 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 Wireman. In the classroom the instructors are industry experts with years of experience and knowledge, they are also well trained in passing on the information in the classroom to be successful in the electrical industry.
Successful completion of the Globe-Miami Electrical JATC Apprenticeship will earn industry-recognized credentials, including an Arizona State Certificate of Apprenticeship Completion, and he Classification of Journeyman Wireman through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. We look forward to your success in this growing industry!
What is the Program?
- Length of Program: Five years
- Apprentices will work for electrical contractors in the field, 40 hours a week
- Completion of apprenticeship is 8,000 On-the-Job Training hours and a total of 900 hours of related classroom instruction over the five years (When work is available & our contractors call for apprentices) Classes will be held every other Saturday for eight hours.
- No tuition
- Must pay for your own books: average cost $800 per year
- Starting pay: 50% of Journeyman Wireman rate
- Pay upgrades are granted when school hours and On-the-Job Training hours for that period are complete
What’s in it for You?
Our apprenticeship program makes it easy for aspiring electricians to learn alongside industry professionals and perform the actual work contractors and clients expect upon graduating. The JATC offers an inclusive benefits package to all apprentices as they work to transition from trainee to qualified journeyworker inside wireman.
Apprentices receive classroom instruction from subject matter experts.
SAFE WORKING CONDITIONS
We train all apprentices in standard safety procedures to ensure safe installation and operation.
PROGRESSIVE WAGE SCALE
JATC provides wages on a progressive scale as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Multiple pension plans as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
We offer an extensive health benefits package for you and your family as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Quality, on-the-job training with the latest technologies and master electricians.