Ready for a rewarding career?!

What if you could earn the same amount per year (or more) as many college graduates, but without the student loan debt that comes along with it? According to US News, electricians rank as the 5th highest-paying job without a college degree.

Earn While You Learn + Excellent Benefits!

Get paid to learn throughout your apprenticeship with a guaranteed wage increase as you develop new skills! Our students earn a paycheck every week while learning the trade. Apprentices earn both wages and healthcare and retirement benefits (after reaching a certain amount of working hours).

Classroom Education & On-The-Job Training

Once accepted into the program, your education is a combination of classroom and on-the-job experience. The classroom training is performed at state-of-the-art training facility with hands-on labs.

Graduate Debt-Free & Job Placement

The best part, you will graduate debt-free and gain a high-demand skill that offers a lifetime of job security, great wages and benefits. Job placement begins at the start of the electrical apprenticeship with the help of  IBEW 673, who partners with electrical contractors in the northeastern Ohio.

I.B.E.W.- Excellent wages, great benefits and lifelong education!​

How to Apply

To meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship, applicants must:

a. Complete an application form.

b. Be a minimum of 17 years of age at the time of application. (18 years of age at the time of indenture.)

c. Be at least a high school graduate, have a GED or have a two year Associate Degree or higher.

d. 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.

e. Provide an official transcript for high school and post high school education and training. All GED records must be submitted if applicable.

f. Obtain a qualifying score of “4” or higher, using the electrical trade’s aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes for Research.

g. Possess a valid driver’s license.
h. 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.

i. 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 JATC.

j. Individuals who can verify (by providing undisputable  documenting evidence) 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 (c), (d), (e), and (f).

EEO/AA Opportunity statement:

“The sponsor will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity and apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code Federal Regulations, Part 30 and other applicable laws.”




Electrician career options are abound

This is the best Electrician apprenticeship program out there!

If you have the attitude, aptitude and are willing to work, this will open the door to a very bright future.

There are many career options upon completion of the apprenticeship. You can work as a:
  •  journeyman,
  • supervisor,
  • project manager,
  • union representative,
  • or even become your own contractor.
Some electricians continue their education and work toward an engineering or other technical four-year degree.

Prior experience is not necessary. But strong work ethic is.

Apprenticeship Program Standards, Policies, and Procedures

Notice of Apprenticeship Opportunity
Notice of Apprenticeship Opportunity
Apprenticeship and Training Standards
Apprenticeship and Training Standards
JATC Policies
JATC Policies

You’re just few steps away from a bright future in the Electrical Industry

If you're looking for a meaningful career in the electrical construction industry –
one that builds character and pride and offers a bright future - APPLY TODAY!

Please feel free to contact Lake, Ashtabula & Geauga JATC with any questions you may have

Lake, Ashtabula & Geauga JATC

8376 Munson Rd
Mentor, Ohio 44060

Training Director

Paul Rehbergar