of Electrical Workers
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY INTO THE LOCAL UNION #164, IBEW
JOINT APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAM
Tel. (201) 265-7273 * Fax (201) 265-7393 * www.ibew164.org
Applications will be accepted Four (4) times a year.
October 20, 2017
jANUARY 19, 2018 – APRIL 20, 2018 – JULY 20, 2018 - OCTOBER 19, 2018
Application time is from 9:00 AM Until 2:00 PM (No exceptions)
Applications must be submitted in person. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. All applicants must supply ORIGINALS and COPIES of the required documents for an application to be processed. All original documents will be reviewed and returned to the applicant on the same day the application is submitted.
No in order to get the proper credit for your education you must also bring high school transcripts for review.
Call 201-265-7273 and follow the telephone prompts.
In this case we need either a letter or a course syllabus from your high school guidance office. The letter or syllabus must state that the course you took had a component equal to one year of algebra.
The current starting pay for the Electrical Program is $15.95 per hour. The current starting pay for the Telecommunications Program is $16.54 per hour All apprentices also receive health pension and annuity benefits at no cost.
Each application is reviewed by the JATC and it is possible to receive
advanced standing for previous work and/or school experience.
Yes but there is a six month waiting period.
Yes but you must have the training office forward the results to Local 164.
The electricians training program is 5 years and the telecommunications training program is 4 years.
Yes transcripts are required to confirm you passed at least one year of algebra: and also to collect other important data.
Both electricians and telecommunications workers need to work on jobs
throughout the Bergen Essex and Hudson County areas. Because of limited
public transportation a valid driver's license is a must.
This varies depending upon the number of applicants who apply and the number of job opportunities we can provide. Traditionally four to six months is the average.
Yes but you must present your college transcripts to document this claim.
Yes both are required.
No, training is provided at no cost but you must pay for textbooks.
No. A separate test administered by the State of New Jersey is required.
Graduates receive college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education Washington DC.
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