Huntington Electrical IBEW/NECA JATC

1816 Madison Avenue Huntington WV 25704



Apprenticeship and Training Committee will accept applications for Electrical Apprenticeship as follows:

at the JATC Office in the IBEW Local 317   Training Center 1816 Madison Avenue Huntington, WV 25704 Monday through Friday from 8AM – 3PM

To meet minimum qualifications for Apprenticeship, applicants must:

  1.  be at least 17 years of
  2. be at least a high school graduate, or have a GED, or have a two-year Associate Degree or
  3. show evidence of successful completion of: one full year of high school algebra with a passing grade or one post high school algebra course with a passing
  4. provide an official transcript for high school and post high school education and All GED records must be submitted if applicable.
  5. submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if they are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training/experience.
  6. qualify for interview using the electrical trade’s aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for A fee is charged for this test ($25.00 process fee at time of test).
  7. present evidence of a valid driver’s
  8. prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants must be at least 18 years of
  9. prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants will be required to provide results of a physical examination and a drug test as decided by the
  10. * individuals who can provide proper (indisputable documentation) that they have worked a minimum of (4000) hours, specifically in the electrical construction trade, do not need to meet the requirements of items (b),

(c) and (f). * revised March 2002

  1. individuals who have worked a minimum of (4500) hours as a residential wireman under an IBEW/NECA local Collective Bargaining Agreement (proper documentation required) do not need to meet requirements of items (b) and (c).
  1. individuals who have completed three years of related instruction and (4500) hours of OJT as indentured apprentices in a properly registered electrical construction apprenticeship program not sponsored by IBEW/NECA (proper documentation required), do not need to meet the requirements of items (b) and (c).


Applicants must have resided in the jurisdiction of the committee one year prior to making application.

Counties in this Committee’s jurisdiction are:

KY – Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Floyd, Johnson, Lawrence, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Pike and Rowan Counties.

OH – Gallia and Lawrence Counties.

WV – Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo and Wayne Counties.


The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or age – except the applicant must be at least 17 years of age at time of application and 18 years of age at time of indenture. The JATC does not, and will not, discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under applicable law and lawful regulations issued there under. Applicants who meet all basic requirements will be interviewed by the JATC. Apprentices will be selected in order of their final ranking.