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What is Apprenticeship?

  • Apprenticeship is a well organized and supervised method which industries use to train people with little or no prior knowledge of a craft or trade, to become capable, qualified craftsmen or journeymen. It is an "earn while you learn program". The "on-the-job" portion of the training is a full time, well paid job.

  • The apprentices are employed workers. They have a contract which includes regular wage increases and diversified training.

  • You will gain experience using the most modern practices.

  • You will work under the direction of a competent journeyman who will teach you the trade in the shop and at the job site.

  • You will attend one day of class every two weeks.  From August to May.

  • Homework is done online. You will be required to have access to the internet.

Job Description

The electrical construction trade requires physical effort on the part of the apprentice to do ladder and scaffold climbing, pulling, crawling, crouching, working in cramped or confined quarters and the lifting of 25 to 50 pound objects on a fairly constant schedule. The individual must possess the comprehensive ability to follow specific instructions. Depending on the job, the work may be performed, either indoors, or outdoors with the major portion of duties being indoors, semi-sheltered, or unfinished buildings.

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