International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
Associate of Science
This five-year Associate of Science program offers qualifying applicants occupational education. Qualifying applicants are those covered by Third Party Agreements with their International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Locals, apprentices in the process of becoming Journeymen Wiremen or Journeymen Wiremen who have already completed IBEW apprenticeship programs.
Students have classroom, hands-on and on-the job experiences in Journeyman Wireman electrical work through their IBEW Local apprenticeship program. Upon completion of the curriculum and the job experience hours, the students are eligible to take the IBEW Journeyman Wireman Examination. Those who successfully complete the apprenticeship program and pass the examination receive proof of apprenticeship completion of an IBEW apprenticeship program. This proof allows graduates to work in residential, commercial and industrial construction as skilled Journeymen Wiremen and in all aspects of the electrical and teledata industry.
For applicants in the IBEW Local 5 jurisdiction:
Enrollment is limited. Apprentices are under Third Party Agreement sponsorship of the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) of the IBEW Local 5. Applicants must apply through the IBEW Local 5 application process. Applicants must meet the requirements outlined by the union available on the union's apprenticeship website: http://www.ibewlocal5jatc.org/. Interested students can contact the IBEW Local 5 at 412.432.1145 for more information.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
- Integrate electrical systems installations consistent with architectural considerations.
- Solve complex problems through use of decision making and critical thinking.
- Make correlations between basic scientific information about the nature of matter as it relates to understanding electrical theory.
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge needed to work in the residential, industrial and commercial construction and teledata industry.