Start Your Career

in Electrical and Telecommunications Technologies


Good Pay

A lifelong career that can’t be outsourced — you can make over $84,800/year + benefits upon completion of our five-year apprenticeship program.


Great Way to Learn

Our award-winning training program combines on-the-job training and classroom work to create a fast-paced environment that will keep you engaged.


No Student Loans

Earn excellent pay and benefits while you learn. First-year apprentices make around $51,000. No loans to repay — you get paid while you learn.


“After graduating you definitely have the skills to be successful at the job.”

Bryan Perdomo, Journeyman Electrician, 2014 JATC Graduate*

As a program graduate Perdomo works in the field every day confident he’ll continue to be successful at his job and able to support his family.

“I have a bright future ahead of me.”

Kevin Pompey
Apprentice Electrician
4th year in JATC Program*

Pompey loves that the program challenges him in new ways every day and appreciates learning leadership skills as well.  He considers it a privilege to be part of the program.


“The instructors at the JATC are extremely unique…very hands on….and want you to succeed.”

Dustin Dawson
Apprentice Electrician
2nd year in JATC Program*

Dawson enrolled in the program after leaving the Marine Corp. and has already seen it open doors for him, his future and his ability support his family.

“It’s given me a trade that I’ll know and have for the rest of my life.”

Erica Velasquez
Apprentice Electrician
2nd year in JATC Program*

As a second year apprentice in the program, Velasquez encourages those interested in applying to “just go for it—no hesitation!”


* Videos recorded January 2015

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For Counselors

Help Your Students Start a High-Paying Career

The Washington, DC Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (JATC) works with schools around the region to help prospective apprentices learn more about electrical construction. This high-paying career path gives students the opportunity to work on interesting and complex projects around Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland. They are building the cities of tomorrow using the latest technology and installing highly-efficient building systems.

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