The Utah Electrical JATC accepts applications in their office on a year round basis.

In order to protect your privacy and maintain the integrity of our data processing procedures, we require that you fill out the application here in our office, which is located at: 

3400 West 2100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84119. 

The hours for making application are:  Monday through Friday from 9 AM until 4 PM.

For those living outside the Wasatch front you may download an Application Request Form. If you down load the form please do not forget to send the Application Fee with the Form.

To make application there are Qualification Requirements.  To qualify for entry into the apprenticeship you MUST meet the following basic requirements:






APPLICATION FEE:       For those interested in having their application processed, there is a THIRTY DOLLAR ($30.00) application fee (which is NON REFUNDABLE). Applications can be paid with cash, money order, debit or credit card. After this fee has been paid to the J.A.T.C. and the below required documents have been submitted, the applicant will be given a series of aptitude tests which will cover reading and algebra. 

AGE:         Minimum age 17 to make application, but must be 18 before being indentured.

                                             Birth Certificate “Required”

EDUCATION:                  MUST BE a High School Graduate or hold a GED Certificate

                                            Must supply the following:

                                            High School diploma

                                            High School transcripts “Required"

                                           If GED must provide GED scores AND GED certificate “Required”

                                          (If a GED is submitted, the High School Transcripts, up to the point of non completion, must be submitted.)

                                          (See registered standards for more information)


One year Algebra, Applied Mathematics, or Secondary Mathematics with a PASSING Grade

A COMPLETED application, proof of the above basic requirements (copies) must be turned into the JATC office within thirty (30) days of the date the application was filled out.

ONLY AFTER completing all of the application requirements to qualify, completly filling out an application, then that application qualifies you to take the Aptitude Test.

APTITUDE TEST: Applicant must achieve a score of “4” or higher on the electrical industry aptitude test battery. Developed and Validated by the American Institutes for Research. 

(for more information on the Aptitude Test click HERE)


After passing the Aptitude test, with a passing score, you are allowed to complete the application process.

INTERVIEWS:     Interviews will take place on an as-needed basis during the year.The interviewers will consider: appearance, reliability, interest, attitude, judgment, cooperativeness, and dependability as well as other personal traits. The interview is solely based the above criteria and a resume. The Aptitude test allows you to get to this process but will not affect your interview or ranking. Apprentices will be selected according to ranking resulting from the ratings of the Committee members. 

(for more information on the Interview Process click HERE)

PHYSICAL:           Applicants must be physically able to do the work of the trade, which is outlined in the job description. 

All applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.

If there are any further questions regarding the application process, please contact our office.

Upon selection and prior to indenture you must also pass a pre-hire drug screen

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