The Inland Empire Joint Apprenticeship Training Center

NJATC LogoThe finest electrical workers in the country receive their training through the National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (NJATC) of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Its model education partnership, which produces the best-trained, most up-to-date electrical apprentices and journeyman in the country, has clearly demonstrated the most cost effective way to train qualified craft workers. The Mission of the NJATC is to develop and standardize training and to educate the members of the IBEW and NECA, insuring the Electrical Construction Industry with the most highly trained and skilled workforce possible. Skill, Knowledge and Attitude are the main focus in all of the NJATC’s training programs.


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Career vs. Job

Are you looking for a job, or are you looking for a career? If you're looking for a career, you're in the right place. Helmets to Hardhats places quality men and women from the Armed Forces into promising building and construction careers.

Acceptance into the building and construction trades is your first step to a great future. Careers in these trades enable you to earn while you learn and get rewarded for hard work. Being a member in the building and construction trades entitles you to competitive salaries with consistent raises, pension plans, excellent medical benefits and flexibility when it comes to taking time off.

Apprenticeship Program

Most candidates will enter an apprenticeship program where they learn a trade through on-the-job training supplemented by classroom instruction at state-of-the-art training facilities. Typically, there is no charge for the training and you will be paid for the time you are working. The pay you receive from an employer can be supplemented by education benefits under the G.I. Bill, adding hundreds more dollars each month to your take home pay. An apprentice's pay increases periodically over the course of the job, and as the apprentice becomes more skilled. Many apprenticeship programs have arrangements allowing individuals to obtain college credit for classroom work. Upon graduation, you will become a journeyman -- a craftsperson recognized for his or her knowledge and ability in the selected trade. In some cases your military experience can give you credit towards journeyman status and allow you to enter an apprenticeship program at an advanced level or be classified as a journeyman immediately.

Benefits of Joining a Certified Apprenticeship Program
  • High pay, great medical insurance and some of the best pension plans in the nation.
  • High quality training at well-resourced training centers that are recognized by Regional Education Certifying Councils and Boards.
  • Use your Montgomery GI Bill or other veteran educational benefits.
  • Earn while you learn. Receive on the job training and get top notch classroom instruction.

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