An apprenticeship with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 40 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee offers men and women excellent career opportunities by training them to become highly skilled electrical and HVAC workers.
IBEW Local 40 apprentices earn while they learn, which means they earn a living wage while they work and receive on-the-job training from experienced journeymen. This provides apprentices with valuable insights about their particular craft and helps them gain a thorough understanding of different aspects of their job. In addition to learning on the jobsite, apprentices also receive free, mandatory classroom instruction, where they are taught many of the fundamentals and advanced concepts they will use throughout their career. Not only do IBEW Local 40 apprentices receive a free education and earn a living wage, but they also receive excellent health insurance and retirement benefits.
See the appropriate section below for each program.
Apprentice Electrician (Inside Wireman)
This is a five-year apprenticeship program. Apprentices work during the day and attend classes two nights per week. A Journeyman certificate is awarded upon successful completion.
This is a four-year apprenticeship program. Apprentices work during the day and attend classes two nights per week. A Journeyman certificate is awarded upon successful completion.
The Apprentice works directly under the supervision of and assists a qualified Journeyman in installing or maintaining a variety of approved wiring methods for distribution of electrical systems, or HVAC systems in existing or new buildings.
Minimum Requirements: Each applicant must:
What to turn in on the date you make application:
Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be scheduled for the following steps. Notification will be verbal/or by mail. Eligibility will be determined by the Committee.
Qualified applicants will be required to take the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) Aptitude Test. Applicants who score 70% or better and meet all other basic requirements will then be required to attend an oral interview with the Joint Apprenticeship Committee. The purpose of the oral interview will be to assess the background and qualifications of each applicant. All applicants who complete the interview process will be eligible for the program subject to the needs of the industry. All applicants will be received and processed without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.