Providing the region’s electrical construction and utility industries with the most highly trained and best skilled outside electrical workforce.

The American Line Builders Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (ALBAT) is a cooperative labor-management training program funded and administered by

American Line Builders Chapter,
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Fourth and Sixth Districts.

This unique educational partnership provides a world-class program for training individuals in the skills of performing outside electrical construction and utility work.

In addition to the apprenticeship program for the occupation of Journeyman Lineman, ALBAT also has training available for Journeyman Substation Technician, Journeyman Traffic Signal Technician, Journeyman Cable Splicer Technician, Journeyman URD Technician and Journeyman Transmission Technician.

More about ALBAT

ALBAT “Parent” Organizations

The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) develops and standardizes training to educate the members of the IBEW and NECA.

The IBEW is the largest electrical union in the world.

NECA is the management association for electrical contractors, representing thousands of union employers.



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