Apprenticeship and Training

Located at:

4315 Preston Hwy., suite 100

Louisville, KY 40213

(502) 581-9210



The Internatioal Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is the largest electrical union in the world.  The IBEW represents workers' rights in all areas of the electrical and telecommunication industries


The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) represents union electrical contractors who guarantee their installations and perform quality work on time and on budget.


In order to provide the highly skilled workforce necessary to meet cusomer needs and to ensure job satisfaction for electrical workers, the IBEW and NECA teamed up to sponsor a rigorous and well respected apprenticeship program:  The Louisville Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (LEJATC).


Earn While You Learn

Excellent Wage Rates

Scheduled Pay Raises

Paid Health Insurance

Guaranteed Pension Benefits

Safer Working Conditions

Pride and Dignity

Advancement Opportunities

21,000 Square Foot State-Of-The-Art Training Center



Inside Apprenticeship Program


Our Inside Wireman Apprenticeship Program requires 5 years of classroom related training and 8000 hours of on-the-job training.  It offers the opportunity to earn wages and benefits while you learn the necessary skills to become a qualified Journeyman Inside Wireman.


  • 5-year Systematic Program of Learning:  Apprentices can obtain all the essential knowledge and skills necessary for becoming a Journeyman Wireman.


  • 8000 Hours of On-the-job Training:  Apprentices receive job assignments with participating employers where they are trained to proficiency in installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of various electrical systems on commercial and industrial job sites.


  • 900 Hours of Related Classroom Study:  Apprentices will study theories relating to all job tasks important to the trade.  The apprentice is scheduled for one 8-hour session every other week during the day.  The day schedule allows an apprentice to be fresh and alert while in class.  We have five full time teachers who are highly skilled instructors dedicated to producing well-trained, qualified electricians.

Certifications and Degrees


  • BICSI Level 1 Installer
  • BICSI Level 2 Installer
  • BICSI Technician
  • Corning Fiber Termination
  • NFPA 70E
  • OSHA 10
  • OSHA 30
  • IMSA Work Zone Safety
  • IMSA Level 1
  • Fire Stopping
  • Powder Actuated Tools
  • Associates Degree in Applied Science