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  1. Hello!

    New Member Introductions
    I'm posting for my first time. Currently, I'm a CEMEX ready-mix truck driver and looking to cross back over to the learning another construction trade once again, and to have an end-goal to run my own thing. It seems that I'm splitting hairs between going Electrical vs HVAC-R. I have a better...
  2. Hello from Chicago-land Area

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    Hello from chicago, currently awaiting an interview for IBEW local 701 apprenticeship in illinois, passed the aptitude test (thank the lord), wish me luck fellas! Hopefully, i have a reason to come back to the forum and can pass on some interview information on the process to help someone later...
  3. CW/CE Program...worth it?

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    So, I recently took the aptitude test and interview for apprenticeship for my local union (local 236). I received a letter telling me that I was ranked number 99 on the wait list based on my interview score. I don't know what my chances are of getting called and I know there are a lot of factors...
  4. Introduction

    New Member Introductions
    Hey Everyone! My name is Matt. I've been in nuclear power generation for the past 6.5 years. I live in the greater Huntsville, AL area. I joined because I'm interested in beginning an electricians apprenticeship. Hope I can contribute with my Engineering and Plant Operations experience...
  5. Will hours working as a Low Voltage Technician count as job experience to apply for &

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Will hours working as a Low Voltage Technician count as job experience to apply for & I've been out of school for a few years & have begin going back to college to become an Electrician, I'm taking classes at a college that is authorized by the state to offer electrical trainee training, I've...
  6. IBEW interview advice

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Recently passed my aptitude test and have an interview in June, no exact date yet. Feeling extremely nervous as I have no professional field experience and have only ever worked retail. I am trying everything and anything to try and teach myself more about electrical, books, forums, videos. I am...
  7. Local 3 Apprenticeship Program 2/6/2018!

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hi All!, My name is Anibel Ramos (guy with a girls name, lol) and I was at Empire State College orientation today. Just wanted this out there in case anyone that was there wanted to stay connected, ask each other questions, etc. I originally took my test and interview back in Feb-March of...
  8. Local 3 Apprenticeship program 2/6/2018!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All!, My name is Anibel Ramos (guy with a girls name, lol) and I was at Empire State College orientation today. Just wanted this out there in case anyone that was there wanted to stay connected, ask each other questions, etc. I originally took my test and interview back in Feb-March of...
  9. Trade School vs Apprenticeship

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hello Everyone, I'm new to the trade and was hoping to get some info. I'm starting trade school in a week or so and I wasn't sure if it was the correct path to becoming an electrician. can I still become a union worker after I complete my school? also, any tips and advice would be great...
  10. Local 3 Apprenticeship Info?

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    I applied for the Local 3 apprentice program back in 2015. Took the tests, gave an interview, didn't hear anything back. Fast forward to a month ago, I got a call from the union telling me I was accepted! They said I'd hear back from them in mid-July to get more info and schedule the...
  11. Local 234 Castroville & 332 San Jose Apprentice Program

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hello! I just wrapped up the whole interview process with locals 234 and 332 finally. I don't want to beat a dead horse by asking you guys opinions on my interview scores since i know it depends my position on the ranking lists...BUT i did want to reach out to see if any accepted applicants can...
  12. Lineman Apprenticeship Questions

    Linework
    I will be brief. I am a married military vet with 3 kids. Married 17 years. Kids are teens. I am interested in breaking into the trade and have a few questions: 1. I know apprenticeship takes you all over the states within your region and lasts for about 3 years. How often are you moved...
  13. Pre-Apprenticeship Question

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hey everybody, My name is Max and I am looking to begin my career in the electrical trade. Since the age of six, I have been fascinated with electrical wiring, and have dreamed of becoming an electrician for years now. As a recent high school graduate, I am finally able to bring this dream...
  14. Where to look to become a 309A? (Ontario; ICI; Construction & Maintenance)

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    I've been intent for a long time now on becoming an electrician in the Industrial/Commercial/Institutional (ICI) sector. In Ontario, that particular license is the 309A -- Construction & Maintenance. I applied to Toronto's JAC intake in 2015 but wasn't successful. I moved to Hamilton recently...
  15. Starting my Career as an Electrician

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    Hi everyone, My name is Dylan. I was born in Memphis, Tennessee. Raised in BC, Canada. Then at about 8 years old moved to Costa Rica. Lastly I did high school in Canada, graduating on the Honor Roll with a 3.7 GPA 6 years ago. Since high school I've traveled through about 4 Canadian Provinces...
  16. Curious about the trade - LI, NY

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    Hello everyone, I'm here to learn more info about the trade, whether or not its right for me and how to get started with no experience. I applied for an apprenticeship with my local IBEW and I passed the aptitude test with an average score on the algebra portion and a very high score on the...
  17. Advice?

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hi i am a 21 yr old female and I am interested in applying for an apprenticeship at my local union I dont have any experice in the trade but am ethusiastic about learning any helpful advice, tips or expericences would be greatly appreciated
  18. 2 years of school, does it count towards apprenticeship??

    General Electrical Discussion
    I'm currently in school for a electrical systems technology degree and was curious how much time it would take off my apprenticeship when i get out of school? 2 years off? I asked my instructor and he was unsure. Thanks in advance guys! :thumbup:
  19. Ibew local 351 apprenticeship

    Union Topics
    new to ET so im sorry if there was a more appropriate place to post this. im an ibew hopeful and will be taking my test on the 11th of this month. if anyone could give me any information they have about the test, the rest of the hiring process and post-hiring (pay, job security, environment...
  20. Question for contractors in Alberta

    New Member Introductions
    I have sent an e-mail two weeks ago to the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training asking them if there is a quota on the number of apprenticeship a company can start and I haven't received a response. So I'll ask the question here. Is there a quota? Thank you Al B.
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