Training Center

Learn a little more about the American Line Builders Apprenticeship Training (ALBAT) program:


ALBAT‘s training facility provides state-of-the-art training year round on 17-acres: classrooms, laboratories, lodging/dining, indoor/outdoor climbing arenas, underground facilities, substation and many more simulated power system facilities


ALBAT Training Facility
1900 Lake Road
Medway, Ohio 45341


ALBAT’s administrative staff of 100 employees provides educational support to apprentices.


Working throughout the IBEW Fourth District in Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Washington, DC, West Virginia and Virginia and the IBEW Sixth District in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, there are 1,350 apprentices learning at ALBAT.


We have trained over 5,500 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) who are working for National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) contractors.

The American Line Builders Apprenticeship Training (ALBAT) program is a cooperative labor-management training program funded and administered by American Line Builders Chapter, National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Fourth and Sixth Districts. In the IBEW Fourth District, ALBAT performs the training for Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. ALBAT serves the IBEW Sixth District in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

ALBAT’s advantage as an apprenticeship provides the opportunity for individuals seeking highly-skilled, high-paying jobs and for employers seeking to build a qualified workforce. Our programs are built on providing flexible training that combines job-related technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences. We are proud to train the top electricians in the following programs: Cable Splicing, Outside Line, Substation, Traffic Signal, Transmission, and URD (Underground Residential Distribution).