INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS
LOCAL UNION 527
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Classes are available on an as needed basis to meet the demands of the ever changing industry. Classes range from continuing education classes for state issued license, to motor controls, instrumentation and other specialty skills required by our contractors and customers.
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The Galveston JATC accepts applications year round for individuals seeking to start a career in the electrical industry. Apprentices accepted into the program are placed with an electrical contractor for full employment and attend school two nights a week during the fall and spring semesters. An apprentice is required to work 8,000 hours of on the job training and 900 hours of classroom instruction in order to graduate the program and receive certification as a journeyman wireman with the U.S. Department of Labor.