The Youngstown Area Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee takes affirmative action to provide equal opportunity for apprenticeship candidates. The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices are done without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disabilities.

Notice of nondiscriminatory policy as to students
The Youngstown Area Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school administered programs.

Minimum requirements
Applicants for the Youngstown Area JATC apprenticeship program must meet specific criteria to qualify. They must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age (to apply)
  • Be a high school graduate or have a GED, or have at least a two-year associate’s degree 
  • Provide a high school diploma or official transcript for high school and post secondary education and training or an official copy of a GED certificate and transcripts, if applicable
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Meet minimum requirements by taking an aptitude test

Interview process
To qualify for an interview, an applicant must score a “4” or higher on the electrical trade’s aptitude test. Youngstown Area JATC will contact qualified applicants by mail with interview date and time. Qualified candidates are ranked based on their test scores and remain on the list of eligible applicants for two years from the date of their interview.

After selection
If selected to participate in the apprenticeship program, applicants must pass a medical physical and drug test given by a physician selected by Youngstown Area JATC. An applicant cannot start working without this medical release.

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