Application Dates

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Office Hours

  • The Training Center office is open 8am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 9am-5pm on Wednesday and 8am-4pm on Fridays.
  • The office is closed daily from 12pm-1pm for lunch, and on weekends and all major holidays.
  • The NIETC offers 3 apprenticeship programs.  Each program trains apprentices in a licensed craft and registers them through the State of Oregon's Apprenticeship Division.  If you are interested in becoming a licensed Journeyman in the electrical industry please review the programs we offer to determine which is the right one for you.

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  • The NECA-IBEW partnership has established one of the best working environments and benefit plans available for the electrical construction trades in the US today.  Your valued commitment to this partnership will ensure you have a place in receiving the hard earned rewards found through completing the Local 48 union apprenticeship program.  Find out why and how the NECA-IBEW apprenticeship program is the best in the electrical construction industry.

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Applicants are encouraged to attend orientation prior to applying - Orientations are held on the third Tuesday of every month from 4-5 PM

Be sure to read our Limited Energy A Technician Program Description and Wages

  • Apply At: NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center. The NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Trust admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.
  • Required at the time of application
    • Photo identification
    • Application Fee $30.00 Non-Refundable
      Individuals with incomes below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines may apply for a fee waiver
    • High School, GED or Associate Degree Transcripts And All Supporting Documents
    • Transcripts for Math Requirement – See Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum Program Requirements
      • At least 18 years of age - proof of age may be required
      • High school graduate with a 2.0 GPA (C average) from a school accredited by a State Education Agency
      • OR qualifying GED score of 255 if taken prior to January 1, 2002, 2550 if taken 1/1/02-12/31/13, 600 if taken after 1/1/14
      • OR have completed an Associate Degree or higher from a school accredited by a State Education Agency
    • High School, GED or Associate Degree transcripts required at time of application
    • Minimum grade of “C” or better for one full year of high school algebra
      • OR equivalent college algebra courses - Transcript required
      • OR current math placement test results from a college indicating a placement level beyond high school level algebra – Transcript required
      • OR if submitting a GED taken after 1/1/14, a minimum score of 150 on the Math portion of the test
      • OR documentation of successful completion of online NJATC math course
    • Qualifying score on NJATC aptitude test to be scheduled by the training center
  • Application Timeline- All application documents received by the last Wednesday of the month will be processed as a group using the following timeline
    • The Training Center will mail applicants notification if they qualify or non-qualify.  If application qualifies, applicant will take aptitude test the month after their application was received.  (example:  All July applicants will test in August).  If application does not qualify, letter will be sent stating the non-qualifying reason.
    • If applicant passes aptitude test, the Training Center will mail applicant notification of the date and time set for interview. (example: successful August test candidates will interview in September).  Applicants who did not pass test will be notified and their application closed.
    • Final ranking of new applicants will occur after the interview is held. (example: candidates who interviewed in September will be placed on the ranked list in September).
If Accepted:  Employer requires substance abuse test and background check

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