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Notice of Apprenticeship Opportunity


 The Charleston Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee will accept applications apprenticeship from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM on the THIRD Thursday of each month.   Applications will be accepted at Charleston JATC Bldg., 810 Indiana Ave, Charleston, WV 25302.

 To meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship, applicants must:

 a.  be a minimum of 17 years of age;

 b.  be a least a high school graduate, or have a GED, or have a two-year Associate Degree or higher;

 c.  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 grade;

 d.  provide an official transcript of high school and post high school education and training.   All GED records must be submitted if applicable;

e.  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; 

f.  qualify for interview using the electrical trade’s aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research;

g.  present evidence that they possess a valid driver’s license;

h.  Prior to being indentured, applicants selected from the pool of interviewed applicants will be at  least 18 years of age;

 i.  Individuals who can verify (proper documentation required) that they have worked a minimum of four thousand (4000) hours specifically in the electrical construction trade, do not need to meet the requirements of items (b) and (c).

j.  At time of Application, there is an application fee of $20.00.

Each applicant must provide the materials listed from A thru J at the time they come in to fill out an application. 

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 to apply 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 thereunder. 

Applicants who meet all basic requirements and are a resident of one of the counties listed below, will be interviewed by the JATC.  Apprentices will be selected in order of their ranking. 

JURISDICTION:  Boone, Braxton, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Gilmer, Kanawha, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Summers, Webster, And Wyoming Counties