Electrician Apprenticeship Program
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.
- 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 1 semester of college algebra 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 Pennsylvania Driver’s License at the time of indenture.