Our apprenticeship programs are highly specialized, and features an "earn-as-you-learn" approach. Apprentice classes are conducted at night so that they may work in the field during the day. In both classroom and on-the-job situations, the apprentices receive their training from highly qualified professionals. They also earn a good wage and are afforded attractive benefits like health insurance, pensions and 401k plans, college credits and more. Upon graduation, they will be in a class of highly trained professionals in a very rewarding career with a bright future.
Construction Inside Wireman Electrician and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Programs
The Electrical Industry is a highly complex, ever-changing world. In order to perform effectively within it, the journeyman electrician must be a skilled mechanical and technical artisan. Anyone wishing to enter this trade must have the aptitude to learn--and be able to develop through training--the knowledge, skills and ability necessary to perform the tasks associated with it.
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is a partnership of labor and management organized to train those wishing to undertake such a challenge. The training consists of a two-part program of work and school. During the day the apprentice will earn pay while working on a construction project and will attend school at night; learning not only electrical theory, but also valuable hands-on laboratory experience.
Both the Construction Inside Wireman Electrician and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship are NYS registered programs that ultimately trains an individual to become a seasoned, skilled electrician. In order to finish the Contruction Inside Wireman Electrician program, the apprentice must accrue at least 8,200 hours of on-the-job-training (OJT) and at least 900 hours of classroom related instruction. In order to finish the Maintenance Technician program, the apprentice must accrue at least 10,000 hours of on-the-job-training (OJT) and at least 900 hours of classroom related instruction.
Telecommunication Trainee Program
The Voice-Data-Video industry is another highly complex industry that is changing at a rate that has industry trying to keep up with its every move. You can definitely classify it as a unique trade that requires a telecommunication journeyman to be highly skilled. The person entering this trade must have the aptitude to learn and be able to develop through training the knowledge, skills and ability necessary to perform the tasks associated with the trade.
The Joint Apprenticeship And Training Committee is made up of labor and management partnering together to train those wishing to undertake such a challenge. The program is a two-part program work and school. During the day the apprentice will work on a job under construction, a commercial or industrial building that is occupied, or for a customer who may be upgrading his telecommunication/data system. Equipment rooms in buildings often contain hubs, routers, file servers or a telephone switch. The service you are working on may control a whole building and you may not interrupt service. You may also be called upon to string fiber optic cable on existing poles.
The program is a four-year program that trains an individual to become a highly seasoned skilled telecommunication worker.
Residential Electrician Apprenticeship and Service Assistant Trainee Programs
Both the Residential Electrician Apprenticeship and Service Assistant Trainee programs are designed to meet the needs of today’s very complex and highly sophisticated Electrical Residential/Service needs. The installation of electrical power in homes, condominiums, townhouses and apartments must not be faulted. When the walls are up almost all of this work is not visible and any defect can cause serious damage to the structure.
The damage to the building can be repaired, but not the possible injury to the occupants. The individuals working on such structures must have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform proficiently the wiring tasks associated with this trade.
The LIJATC must select and train individuals who are willing to learn and apply their training to the job at hand. Because the science of electricity is changing at an increasing rate, the residential/service markets are directly affected. Codes and Standards set forth by the National Electric Code and local municipalities must not be compromised. Therefore the professionally trained residential/service electricians will be able to rise to any task that may come before them.
The Residential Electrician Apprenticeship is a NYS registered program that trains an individual to become a highly seasoned skilled residential/service electrician. You must have at least 4800 hours of on-the-job-training (OJT) and at least 480 hours of classroom related instruction in order to reach this goal.
The Service Assistant Trainee program is a three year program that trains an individual to become a highly seasoned skilled residential/service worker.