Apprenticeship is an opportunity for individuals to learn a career skill through hands-on and application-based training, not just in a classroom and reading about it in a book. American Line Builders Apprenticeship Training (also known as ALBAT) apprentices are full-time employees of electrical contractors and earn excellent pay and benefits while developing skills from master craftsmen on the job. Apprentices earn while they learn, meaning you get paid to do the job and you learn while you are on the job.

All applicants must provide the following in order to meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship:

  • Complete application form
  • $25.00 application fee (nonrefundable)
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Proof of one full credit of high school algebra with a passing grade, or one post high school algebra course, or provide evidence of having successfully completed the NJATC Online Tech Math Course.
  • Education Background (provide all that apply):
    • Submit a transcript of high school grades
      • Date of graduation
      • 1 full credit of algebra
    • GED exam score along with high school transcripts of last year attended
    • Associate degree (or greater) transcripts showing
      • 1 full credit of algebra (unless requirement satisfied by high school)
  • Proof of valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with air brakes, or copy of valid driver’s license with copy Class A Commercial Driver’s License Temporary Permit with air brakes
    • Date of birth and expiration date must be visible
    • License or Temporary Permit must be valid at time of interview
  • Resume indicating present and previous employers, if any
  • DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if you are a veteran

Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia

  • Electrical Training Alliance
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • National Electrical Contractors Association
  • Helmets to Hardhats