Apprenticeships

Apply for an Electrical Apprenticeship

Prerequisites to apply for electrical apprenticeship:

  • Successful completion of our Entry Level Trades Training (ELTT) program offered through our Electrical Joint Training Committee or another accredited training institute (eg. BCIT)

    - OR -
  • Indentured Apprentice (with an ITA transcript showing at least 900 hours worked) with successful completion of Electrical Work Level 1 or higher from an approved technical training school

    - OR -
  • Grade 12 with successful completion of three (3) courses: English 12 (or equivalent), Precalculus 12 (or Principles of Math 12) and Physics 11

To apply, you must submit the following:

  1. Our application form (forms can be downloaded and printed (150KB PDF), or picked up from our office in person);
  2. An up-to-date resume and cover letter;
  3. An official transcript from your high school showing completion of prerequisite courses (if you require a transcript and have graduated in BC, they can be requested from here).  Note: This transcript is only necessary if you are applying with the 3 highschool prerequisites as above.
  4. Official transcript from Electrical Foundation Program and/or Electrical Work Level 1 (or higher if applicable) from the Industry Training Authority (ITA).

Please note that preferred access to EJTC apprenticeships is given to EJTC

 Entry Level Trades Training (ELTT) graduates.
Get more information on the EJTC ELTT course.

Documents may be submitted:

  • Via mail, fax or e-mail;
  • In person during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM);

Please note that the IBEW Apprenticeship is based on a five (5) year program
(Credits may be granted having successfully completed a recognized ELTT/Foundation program and/or previous electrical work experience).