Application Process

Applications for apprenticeship are available every Wednesday between the hours of 8am and 5pm at 8803 Niagara Falls Blvd. Niagara Falls, NY 14304

**Applications must be completed in person at the Union Hall**
There is a $10 fee for the aptitude test
**We only accept cash or check**

Qualifications

a. Presently at least 18 years of age
b. Currently a resident of Niagara County or the western portion of Orleans County 
c. High school graduate or have a GED
d. Successful completion of one full year of high school algebra

e. To qualify for an interview, one must obtain a score of "4" or higher on the electrical trade's aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institute for Research
f. If selected for apprenticeship, one must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License
g. If selected for apprenticeship, one must successfully pass a drug screening test and forego a background check

Apprenticeship Training

Commercial Apprentice

Inside wireman apprenticeship is a 5 year period of Classroom and On-the-job Training (OJT)

OJT:
The apprentice must complete a minimum of 8200 hours before moving on to become a Journeyman

Classroom Training:
The apprentice must attend class two nights a week (6pm-10pm) along with any additional nights or weekends as required for OSHA training or any other needed training courses.


 

Residential Apprentice

Residential apprenticeship is a 3 year period of Classroom and On-the-job Training (OJT)

OJT:
The apprentice must complete a minimum of 4800 hours before moving on to become a Residential Wireman

Classroom Training:
The apprentice must attend class two nights a week (6pm-10pm) along with any additional nights or weekends as required for OSHA training or any other needed training courses.


 

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