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Old 03-01-2019, 08:31 PM   #1
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Question IBEW Aptitude Test ADVICE

Hello everyone, I will be taking the aptitude test later this month at the local 400 hall in NJ and I am seeking some advice.

The booklet NEAT sent me, says you will be tested on Algebra and reading, I have been studying problems that are just like the sample test questions they give you and more Algebra, it seems like it is just Algebra 1.

A few people have told me different things about the test, I am curious to know if anyone can tell me the the type of questions they received on the test and any other information about it, I am studying hard i just want to make sure I am 110% prepared for any mathematic question, Thank you!
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Welcome to the forum. Hopefully someone from Jersey can help but I am surprised that there is nothing electrical.. Is this an apprentice program you are trying to get into? @Spinman
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Sorry for the delay-- for some reason the software flagged your post as questionable and had to be okayed by a mod. Not sure why
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Isn’t NEAT the outside wireman (lineman) apprenticeship program?
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For the most part just search here for studying for the IBEW aptitude test.

Go through the Kahn Academy math website.

Good luck on the test. I see the guys climbing out in the back. Their tests are rain or shine. Maybe not the classes, but to qualify yearly or whatever they do it is. Timed test for pole top rescue. I hope you got good hips!
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Just thought of this while looking through emails.

Tomorrow March 3 is the St. Patrick’s day parade in Belmar. They always have a float in the parade. You can probably ask questions while they are staging before the parade begins at 12:00. The BM, agents and organizers will probably be there.
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Welcome to the forum. Hopefully someone from Jersey can help but I am surprised that there is nothing electrical.. Is this an apprentice program you are trying to get into? @Spinman
The aptitude test to start an apprenticeship does not include any electrical questions, they are not expected to know anything electrical yet. It is a general test on math, English comprehension and mechanical reasoning.
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Hello everyone, I will be taking the aptitude test later this month at the local 400 hall in NJ and I am seeking some advice.

The booklet NEAT sent me, says you will be tested on Algebra and reading, I have been studying problems that are just like the sample test questions they give you and more Algebra, it seems like it is just Algebra 1.

A few people have told me different things about the test, I am curious to know if anyone can tell me the the type of questions they received on the test and any other information about it, I am studying hard i just want to make sure I am 110% prepared for any mathematic question, Thank you!

Algebra 1. You got it. If you composed ^ this post, you'll do fine with the reading comprehension too.
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Welcome to the forum. Hopefully someone from Jersey can help but I am surprised that there is nothing electrical.. Is this an apprentice program you are trying to get into? @Spinman
This test is just to determine if or when you get a interview.
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Isn’t NEAT the outside wireman (lineman) apprenticeship program?
Yes they are sending me to that Local's hall to take the test
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Hey Spinman!
I was wondering how the test went?
I'm in the application process right now to apply for an outside lineman apprenticeship with the local 400. How did yours go?
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How did you guys do on your tests?
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