IBEW Local 325

Electrical Workers, Binghamton, NY


Apprenticeship is a structured system combining on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. The end result is a skilled craftsman. The IBEW-NECA electrical apprenticeship programs guarantee professional training with guaranteed results.

Benefits of Apprenticeship


The five year program of study includes 8000 hours of on- the-job training. You work in the field with skilled journeymen who will teach you the skills of working with tools and material to complete the electrical job at hand. You work at a variety of locations and situations. The apprenticeship committee will give you job training assignments with various electrical Contractors to afford you a well rounded experience on the job.

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  • Union Wages
  • Pension Plan
  • Annuity Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Safe Working Conditions
  • Earn While You Learn



Related classroom instruction consists of a minimum of 900 hours of classroom training over a 5-year period. Classes are held at 142 Corporate Drive, usually one night a week from Sept – June, but varies occasionally.

It’s a 5 year program with a minimum of 180 hours a year, and paid on-the-job training with a signatory contractor. Upon completion, you'll have invested 8,000 hrs over the 5 year period as an apprentice. It is through this instruction that you'll learn the theory of the electrical trade.


Lessons include: History and Structure of the IBEW and NECA, First aid, safety, CPR, Tools and material, AC-DC theory, Fire Alarm, Motors and control, Programmable Logic Controllers, Conduit bending, Process control, Blueprint reading and much more.



In order to take the aptitude test for this Apprenticeship Program, a non-refundable test fee of $22 must be received by the IBEW Local 325 JATC 2 weeks before the date of the test.

Make your check or money order payable to IBEW Local 325 JATC and mail to:

IBEW Local 325 JATC
142 Corporate Drive
Binghamton, NY 13904

Remember, all payments must be received 2 weeks before the date of the test.

Do not send cash. Only checks or money orders are acceptable payment, unless paying in person.

Note – documented economic hardships may be considered for waiver on a case-by-case basis. Contact the JATC for additional information or NYS Unemployment.

Please note, if your check is returned by your banking institution, you will not be able to take the test until full payment is properly made – including reimbursement for any returned check charges (no payment will be accepted on the night of the test). No payment. No test.


The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The applicant must meet the minimum age requirement. The JATC does ot, and will not, discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual.



    Apprenticeship Evaluation Form

    Monthly Apprentice Work Report

    CW Work Report

    CW Evaluation Report