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Research Sources of Additional Information: Electricians




For details about apprenticeships or other work opportunities in this trade, contact the offices of the State employment service, the State apprenticeship agency, local electrical contractors or firms that employ maintenance electricians, or local union-management electrician apprenticeship committees. This information also may be available from local chapters of the Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.; the National Electrical Contractors Association; the Home Builders Institute; the Associated Builders and Contractors; and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

For information about union apprenticeship programs, contact:

  • National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (NJATC), 301 Prince George’s Blvd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. Internet: http://www.njatc.org
  • National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), 3 Metro Center, Suite 1100, Bethesda, MD 20814. ternet: http://www.necanet.org
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), 1125 15th St. NW., Washington, DC 20005. ternet: http://www.ibew.org

For information about independent apprenticeship programs, contact:

  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Workforce Development Department, 4250 North Fairfax Dr., 9th Floor, Arlington, VA 22203.
  • Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc., 4401 Ford Ave., Suite 1100, Alexandria, VA 22302. Internet: http://www.ieci.org
  • National Association of Home Builders, 1201 15th St. NW., Washington, DC 20005. Internet: http://www.nahb.org
  • Home Builders Institute, 1201 15th St. NW., Washington, DC 20005. Internet: http://www.hbi.org

There are more than 500 occupations registered by the U.S. epartment of Labor's National Apprenticeship system. For more information on the Labor Department's registered apprenticeship system and links to State apprenticeship programs, check their Web site: http://www.doleta.gov.