OFFICIAL INFORMATION REGARDING APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES
I. B. E. W. Local 134 and the Electrical Contractors’ Association sponsor apprenticeship programs in Cook County, Illinois through the Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust (EJATT). EJATT has permission from the U.S. Department of Labor to open a registration for new applicants for its Electrical Program.
Registration for the
will take place at the
IBEW-NECA Technical Institute
6201 W. 115th Street, Alsip, Illinois
9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M.
All applicants must report in person and bring the following documents in order to register:
You must provide copies of the following documents that will be kept by EJATT (No documents will be copied in our office or returned to you):
Upon an offer of apprenticeship, you must be able to demonstrate that you can perform the essential functions of an apprentice electrician with or without a reasonable accommodation. In addition, a drug screen, physical exam, and background check will be required.
The recruitment, selection, employment, and training of apprentices shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. EJATT will provide equal opportunity in the apprenticeship program, and will operate as required under all applicable laws and regulations.
Pipe Fitters' Training Center Local Union 597 (North Side Entrance)
Requirements: An Applicant will be issued an application upon arrival at the Training Center by fulfilling these five requirements:
1. $20.00 non-refundable application fee. (HVAC or Building Trades) (Cash or Money Order only, NO personal checks)
2. Copy of birth certificate.
3. Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate.
a. A High school senior may apply with a letter from the school stating they are on track to graduate
4. Valid driver's license for the state in which you reside.
5. Three year work history (if applicable) - Name of employer/address/supervisor/job description
Pipe Fitters' Local Union 597 utilizes a third party testing company to perform aptitude testing.
The company provides a study guide for a fee of $15.00. An applicant may purchase this at the Training Center
at the time of application, or send in a purchase order form to the testing company which is provided with the application.
An applicant is required to complete the application on site.
Upon completion, an applicant will receive a Personal Experience Form (PEF). The PEF is to be completed at home. Once the PEF is returned to the Training Center, in person or US Postal service (Certified/Return Receipt is suggested) and is reviewed and considered complete, the applicant will be sent via US Postal Service Certified/Return Receipt, an examination date and time.
An accepted candidate will be required to take both a urine and hair follicle drug test.
Any applicant who fails to meet all of the requirements listed above will not be permitted to fill out an application.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Admissions Director, Adam Sutter at (708) 326-9240, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Pipe Fitters' Local Union 597 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
For more information visit http://www.pftf597.org/applications/