How to Apply
Lake County JATC Apprenticeship Programs
Applications for both the 2023 Inside and Telecommunication Electrical Apprenticeship programs will open in the Fall, keep watching our site for further information.
Below are the minimum qualifications for all apprenticeships
*Must be 18 years of age by start of work, no later than June 30, 2023
*Must hold either a high school
diploma, G.E.D, or Associates Degree , by start
of work, no later than June 30, 2023.
, by start of work, no later than June 30, 2023.
*Must have completed one full year of either high school algebra, the Electrical Training Alliance online Tech Math course with a passing grade, or one semester (3ch) of college algebra by start of work, no later than June 30, 2023.
*Must hold a valid drivers license
*Must have a qualifying score on the NJATC General Aptitude Test battery, which is taken once all paperwork and minimum requirements above are met
Applicants selected will be requred to pass a
physical exam, background check, and a drug screen
evaluation including hair follicle exam.
Applicants selected will be requred to pass a physical exam, background check, and a drug screen evaluation including hair follicle exam.
* If applicable, must provide proof of name change
* Candidates with undisputable proof of 2000 hours or more of electrical work experience will advance to the interview process without the other qualifications necessary.
* Candidates with 3year of active military or 6 years reserve military experience may be able to move right to the interview phase, please check with the JATC office on the specifics.
CANDIDATES MUST ALSO BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE
*Physically and mentally able to safely perform or learn to safely perform essential functions of the job either with or without reasonable accommodations.
*Able to get to and from work at job sites anywhere within the geographical area that this apprenticeship program covers.
*Able and willing to attend all related classroom training as required to complete this apprenticeship.
*Able to climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, poles, and towers of various heights.
*Able to crawl and work in confined spaces such as attics, manholes, and crawlspaces.
*Able to read, hear, and understand instructions and warnings.
*Required to have use of a personal laptop running a Windows O.S. and internet access for homework and class day work.
Those who meet the minimum requirements for the program, and return the required documents to prove that they qualify, will be scheduled for an interview with the Apprenticeship Committee. Each applicant will be examined individually and carefully, with particular attention to his/her background and suitability. Selection of apprentices under this program shall be without discrimination because of 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 – except the applicant must be 18 years of age by work start date. The sponsor will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in the apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under applicable law and lawful regulations issued there under.
DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO QUALIFY
Once an application has been filled out
The following documents must be submitted
A. Copy of Birth Certificate or other legal document showing proof of age
B. Copy of Valid Drivers License
C. An official transcript of high school courses and grades, with proof of one year of algebra. Pre-algebra and modified algebra will not be considered to meet this minimum requirement. Those submitting a GED must also submit an official high school transcript from the last attended school. Transcripts must be officially sealed in an envelope from the high school with a seal or official registrar’s signature on the outside of the envelope, whether mailed or presented at our office. UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. If the high school transcript does not contain the required proof of a one year algebra course, then a separate official transcript must be provided to show proof of course completion with a passing grade.
D. If the high school transcript does not contain graduation information, the applicant must submit proof of graduation or GED.
E. An official college transcript must be submitted along with an official copy of the high school transcript if the applicant is applying under the two-year associates’ degree requirement.
F.Proof of name change if applicable.
· Names on documents submitted must either match the name on the application, or proof of the name change must be submitted no later than the deadline.