Application - The Texas Gulf Coast Electrical Joint Apprenticeship
and Training Committee accepts applications year round for apprenticeship in
the electrical construction industry. Applications will be taken WEDNESDAYS
ONLY, from , with the exception of
holidays (other application times may be available by appointment).
Applications are open to all persons regardless of age, race, creed, national
origin, or sex.)
Ø Copy of Birth Certificate
Ø Official Sealed High School Transcript
Ø Veterans - DD214 as proof of service
Ø Copy of High School Diploma or GED Certificate (if applicable)
Ø Valid Drivers License / State ID
Ø Social Security Card
Ø College Transcript (if applicable)
Ø Documented experience (if applicable
Apprenticeship Committee will notify applicants of the date and time of their
interview. Interviews are held at the
of Apprenticeship The term of apprenticeship is 8,000 hours of on-the-job
training divided over 5 years and 198 hours per year of related classroom
instruction, plus 1 semester of math refresher (if needed).
Training Applicants selected will start their on-the-job training as soon as
there is a job opening. Starting salary is currently $8.23 (with no
experience) an hour with increment raises throughout the program, plus
sharing in fringe benefits, such as FREE family health insurance, FREE retirement
and FREE annuity. The Journeyman Electrician rate at this time is $16.45 per
School Classes are
held at the Electrical Training Center from September to April, one evening a
week from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and one Saturday a month from 8:00 AM – 4:30
PM.. Apprentices will be notified as to the date and time school starts.
College credit is given for apprenticeship classes.
purchase their books and pay a registration fee. Books for Math Refresher
Class ($55.00) - First year books ($475.00) and each year thereafter ($250.00
- $350.00). Registration fee is $150.00 per year for apprentices.*