Applying for the electrical apprenticeship

The Youngstown Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee at 350 E. Western Reserve Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44514 can provide computer access for online applications, if needed on the first Wednesday of each month. Call 330-965-0578 to set-up an appointment. All applications are completed online through the website.

 Applications are accepted 24/7, 365 days online. 

When applying: Read Qualifiactions Tab and Submit Required Documents.

All minimum requirement must be met and required documents must be submitted before application is processed for testing. Information must be received within 60 days of original application date or you may be required to re-apply. If re-applying to re-test, email the office at so previous documentation can be pulled.

Required documents: Online application; and the $30 testing fee is paid; valid driver’s license; and high school, GED or post high school transcript with completed graduation date and one (1) year of Algebra 1 has been completed with passing grade. Transcript are not required to be stamped and certified, but must have completion date and signature for educational institute.

The documents can be dropped off at the office; mailed to YJATC office at 350 E. Western Reserve Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44514; or emailed to

Test Fee: ONLY one (1) $30 Test Fee is required if appling for both programs.  Fee can be paid by PayPal/Credit Card at time of application; money orders made payable to YJATC; or in the YJATC by Credit Card. These are the only forms of payment accepted. No cash or checks are accepted. If someone other than applicant is paying for the testing fee via PayPal/Credit Card please reference the applicants name in the comments area on payment. 

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Requirements to be consider for apprenticeships:

  • Met minimum requirements
  • Complete an apprenticeship application online
  • Provide required documents and test fee
  • Pass an aptitude test
  • Complete an interview
  • If selected: attend a drug policy orientation, submit to a drug screen and physical

Other application information

  • Applications that do not have the required documentations within 60 days of initial application date will be removed from our system and will have to re-apply.
  • Aptitude tests are at a pre-scheduled date
  • Applications are accepted all year, but apprentices are generally only chosen once a year.
  • Apprenticeship classes generally start in the fall.
  • Depending on the time of application the process may take from six months to a year to be completed.
  • Applicants may apply for both the commercial and/or residential program(s) for no additional test fee.
  • Any applicant not achieving a qualifying score on the aptitude test must wait a minimum of six months from the original test date to re-test. To re-test you must re-apply for apprenticeship, pay another $30 testing fee. Send an email to the  stating that you had previously tested and are re-applying. This email notifies us that you had prior documentation and all documents may not be required again.  

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