General Requirements for Applicants
- Must be 18 years old.
- Must have a high school diploma or a GED.
- Must have a passing grade in high school Algebra I or post high school equivalent.
- Must be a resident of Beaver, Lawrence, Mercer, or Crawford County.
- Must have a valid PA driver's license.
- Must have reliable transportation.
*High School seniors (only) may apply while still in school. Final acceptance will be determined on their ability to produce a high school diploma prior to starting our program. Seniors must also be 18 years old by September 1 in order to qualify.
How do I apply?
The Western Central Pennsylvania Electricians' JATC accepts ONLINE APPLICATIONS at this time.
The applicaton process is now closed (ending March 31, 2022), and will resume again for the 2023-2024 school year later this year. Check back for details.
We do not discriminate
The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices shall be in accordance with written Affirmative Action Plan and Selection Procedure approved by the Registration Agency of the Western Central Pennsylvania Electricians' JATC.
All applicants are accepted without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sex.
All applicants must take an aptitude test providing they meet the minimum requirements.
Upon acceptance into the apprentice program, a physical examination, which includes drug screening, is required at the JATC's expense. Drug testing is mandatory throughout the apprenticeship. The physical examinaton and drug. screening are paid for by the JATC
By accepting the offer of apprenticeship, you commit to participate in classroom-related training as well as on-the-job training.
All apprentices selected will be required to have a computer and internet access.