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Electrical Apprenticeship Alaska

Are you looking for electrical apprenticeship Alaska? Do want to earn a yearly wage of $115,950 as an electrician and retire comfortably? If so, you are in the right place. Electricians in Alaska are among the highest-paid when compared to other professions: 

  • Electrical Engineers: $115,950 
  • Cabinet Carpenters: $44,840 
  • Power Distributors and Dispatchers: $96,420 
  • Helper-Production Workers: $33,130 
  • Transportation Workers: $41,330 

To become an electrician and enjoy the benefits of superior wages you have to enrol for an electrical apprenticeship Alaska. At the same time, you must be classroom trained. 

Requirements for an Electrical Apprenticeship Alaska  

The following requirements are mandatory to join an electrical apprenticeship program in Alaska: 

  • During your interview be at least 18 years old 
  • Have an official copy of your transcripts 
  • Have a valid AK driver’s license 
  • Have a GED certificate 
  • Passed 2 Algebra 1 courses 
  • Pay an application fee of $25 

In Alaska, electrical apprenticeships are organized by local unions who pool their resources together.  The most prominent committee is the Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Training Trust {AJEATT}. If you meet these requirements fill the application form and the committee will assess your eligibility. 

To graduate into a journeyman you must meet the following requirements: 

  • Have work experience of 8,000 hours {Gained through an Apprenticeship} 
  • Out of the 8,000 hours, 6,000 hours must be in either industrial or commercial properties  
  • Have a classroom training of 1,000 hours

Once you successfully complete your electrical apprenticeship Alaska, you can apply for a journeyman license. The electric board will then invite you to sit for a journeyman exam. You will require a 70% pass mark and will be tested in areas such as electrical theory, welding and blueprint reading. To start your electrician training in Alaska fill the form below and we will get in touch. 

Industrial Electrician Dusten Huebner

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