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Electrician Apprenticeship

What Is An Electrician?
An electrical apprentice works directly under the supervision of a qualified Journeyman Electrician in installing or maintaining a variety of approved wiring methods for distribution of electrical light, heat, power, radio, and signaling utilization systems. The work is performed in existing or new residential, commercial and industrial buildings and includes street and highway lighting, traffic signal and other outdoor above and below grade installations. The trade requires considerable physical effort on the part of the apprentice to do lifting, climbing, crouching, and working in cramped areas.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be physically able to perform the work of the trade.
  • Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent.
  • Must have completed one full year (2 semesters) of high school algebra with a minimum grade of "C," or the equivalent or one semester of college albegra with a minimum grade of "C" or the equivalent. The burden of proof is on the applicant. (Pre-algebra will not meet this requirement).
  • Applicant must have a valid California Driver's License at the time of indenture.

Benefits
Our program is sponsored jointly by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). As an employee and union member you will be afforded excellent medical and dental coverage as well as savings and pension plan benefits.

Program
Typically during the term of your apprenticeship you will work 8000 hours on the job for a five year program with various electrical contractors. In addition, you will attend school for 800 hours during the five (5) year period. Wages start at a percentage of full journeyman pay and increase in increments through graduation to full pay.

Application Process
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Local program requirements may vary from area to area please contact individual programs for more information.

 
Southern California
Address Phone Email Web Site
4864 Airway Drive, Central Point, OR. 97502 541-773-5888
6023 S. Garfield Drive, Commerce, CA 90040 (323) 221-5881
(323) 721-6522 (fax)
201 Bernoulli Circle, Unit A, Oxnard, CA 93030 (805) 604-1155
(805) 604-1166 (fax)
 
5643 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91601 (818) 762-4239
(818) 762-4379 (fax)
 
1855 Business Center Drive, San Bernardino, CA 92408 (909) 890-1703
(909) 890-1746 (fax)
 
4675 Viewridge Avenue, Ste. D., San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 569-6633
(858) 569-0624 (fax)
717 South Lyon, Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 245-9988
(714) 245-9894 (fax)
 
Central California
Address Phone Email Web Site
401 - 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (661) 324-0105
(661) 324-4121 (fax)
 
100-A Thomas Road, Buellton, CA 93427 (805) 348-1200
5420 East Hedges Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727 (559) 251-5174
(559) 251-8402 (fax)
1925 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto, CA 95354 (209) 579-5417
(209) 521-0908 (fax)
 
6363 Edna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 543-5693
(805) 5443762 (fax)
Northern California
Address Phone Email Web Site
1255 Muir Road, Martinez, CA 94553 (925) 372-7083
(925) 372-7948 (fax)
 
3033 Alvarado Street, San Leandro, CA 94577 (510) 351-5282
(510) 351-2949
4056 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 587-2500
(415) 585-4117 (fax)
 
2836 El Centro Road, Sacramento, CA 95833-9703 (916) 646-6688
(916) 646-0170 (fax)
 
10300 Merritt Street, Castroville, CA 95012 (831) 633-3063
(831) 633-3068 (fax)
908 Bern Court, San Jose, CA 95112 (408) 453-1022
(408)-452-1784 (fax)
1700 Corby Avenue, Suite A, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 (707) 523-3837
(707) 523-3829 (fax)
720 Technology Way, Napa, CA 94558 (707) 251-0315
(707) 251-0316 (fax)
625 Industrial Road, San Carlos, CA 94070 650-591-5217
650-591-5219 (fax)