The finest electrical workers in the state receive their training through Houston Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Programs. 


Mission statement

The mission of the Houston Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is to train and educate electrical and telecommunications workers and to provide the Electrical Construction Industry with the most highly trained and highly skilled workforce possible. The Electrical Training Center is operated as a non-profit organization and is registered as an Apprenticeship Training Program with the United States Department of Labor.


Through on-the-job training and classroom study, the JATC produces a “win-win” situation for both the contractor and the worker. The contractor benefits from having a highly-skilled workforce that can be relied upon to efficiently produce high-quality work on the jobsite. The worker benefits from acquiring valuable skills and knowledge which he or she can depend upon to enjoy good wages and benefits for the future.

Enrolling in the Houston Electrical JATC was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. I now have a well paying career in a growing industry!
— Jason Tuttle, JATC Graduate 2008

why Houston ElectRical Jatc?

The Houston Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is the local training affiliate of the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. The NJATC was created over 70 years ago and has developed into what is the largest apprenticeship and training program of its kind. Local programs affiliated with the NJATC have trained over 350,000 apprentices. This joint program between the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) has clearly demonstrated the most cost effective way to train qualified craft workers.

The Houston JATC provides an apprenticeship and education program for individuals desiring a career in the electrical construction industry. The program is registered with the United States Department of Labor. The Training Center also offers various courses to journeyman electricians and teledata technicians and to others who have not yet reached journeyman level.