How to become an Apprentice with the

Marietta Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Council


To apply for the MEJATC, you will need to bring a $30.00 Certified/Cashier's check or Money Order (made out to MEJATC) to the Marietta Electrical JATC Training Center (27754 St Rt 7  Marietta OH 45750) Wednesdays + Thursdays between the hours of 1:00 AM - 3:30 PM.


All applicants will be asked to provide:

1) Proof of being at least 18 years of age. 

2) Documentation of being a high school graduate or having a GED. 

3) Proof of successful completion of passing one full year of high school Algebra 1. 

4) Copy of your valid Driver's License. 

5) Copy of your Social Security Card. 

6) Evidence of being a residence of the jurisdiction for 1 full year before application.

Jurisdiction:  Athens, Meigs, Morgan, Nobel, Washington, Monroe Counties + 5 Townships in Vinton County:  Knox, Madison, Vinton, Brown and Wilkesville

Minimum requirements can be waived if you have been working in the electrical construction industry and meet specific work hour requirements. You must provide undisputable documentation of work hour experience. (Examples are: W-2's, pay stubs, and/or Social Security employment records)


If you meet the basic requirements, you will be scheduled to take the NJATC aptitude test battery (we schedule this once a year).  BE SURE TO BRING YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE TO THE TEST. 

The test battery consists of two tests.  It will take approximately 2 1/2 hours to complete.  Your will be tested on Algebra, Functions, and Reading Comprehension.  

Approximately 3 to 6 weeks after you take the test battery, we will notify you concerning the disposition of your application.  If you obtain a qualifying score on the test battery, you will then be scheduled for an oral interview. 

You will be interviewed by the Marietta Electrical Jiont Apprenticeship Training Committee. 

Based on the interview, and a review of you qualifications, you will then receive an overall ranking.  Your name will be place on an eligibility list for the next 2 years.  As new positions become available in the apprenticeship program, names will be taken off the respective eligibility list in order of the ranking scores.  If you are not selected to begin an apprenticeship during that 2 year period, you will need to reapply if you are still interested. 

If you are sellected, you will be required to undergo a drug screening and physical examination before being accepted into the program.


Thank you for showing interest in the Marietta Electrical JATC program. If you have additional questions, please contact our office at 740-373-5054.  

IBEW 972

Office: (740) 373-5054
Fax: (740) 373-7501

50 Sandhill Rd.
Reno, OH 45773