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The Residential apprenticeship program is a 3 year program. The minimum on the job hours are 4800 with a minimum of 160 hours of classroom training per year. First Aid/CPR and OSHA 10 hour classes are required and are not part of the 160 hour total. A probationary period of 1200 hours has been established for all residential apprentices. On completion of the probation period you are then taken into the Union. Monthly dues are paid by you to the IBEW L.U. 197.

Pay advancement is as follows:

1st period0-800 hrs60% RW wage
2nd period801-1600 hrs + 1st year of school70%
3rd period1601-3200 hrs + 2nd year of school80%
4th period3201-4800 hrs + 3rd year of school90%

Upon completion of 4800 hours of on the job training and 4 periods of classroom training you will become a Residential Wireman.

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Welcome to our web site. We hope it provides you with the information you need in becoming an apprentice. Use this site to stay up to date on events, cancellations or other news from BNJATC. Applications will be taken January 7-11 and January 14-18, 2019 8:30am-11:30am and 1:00-3:30pm. Wednesday only 1:00-7:00pm.

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