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Local Union 112 NECA Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (external link)

School Name and Address

Contact for more information

Local Union 112 NECA Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
8340 West Gage Boulevard
Kennewick, WA 99336
Main telephone 509.783.0589
Website http://www.jatc112.org/ (external link)
Request more information d.williamson@jatc112.org

General Information

General information

Public or private Private
Type of school Union apprenticeship program that offers electrical training for the occupation of Construction Electrician.
Degrees offered Certificate, Pre-licensing Training
School accreditation Approved by the Washington State Apprenticeship Council and the Oregon State Apprenticeship Council and registered with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.
Specialized licensure Department of Labor & Industries Electrical Licensing Division
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider Yes

School setting

Setting Small town-rural area (not within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Spokane
Population of city the school is in 62,520
Public transportation to campus Ben Franklin Transit
County Benton

School visits

School visit availability Monday - Friday; 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Contact to set up school visit Dennis Williamson or Sasha Mshar; 509.783.0589; office@jatc112.org

Additional information

The JATC currently offers a five-year Construction Electrician Apprenticeship program. Although not active at this time, the JATC has also offered a three-year Limited Energy and a two-year Residential Electrician Apprenticeship Program. Apprentices are placed on job assignments learning their trade under the supervision of a licensed electrician. They also attend 200 hours of related training per year to become a well-rounded electrician.

Student Body


Number of full time, male students 149
Number of full time, female students 18
Total number of full time students 167
Total number of students 146
Average class size is 20 students. About 40 new apprentices start each year.


Program costs

Tuition, Blended Learning session fees and books average $1,500 per year.

Tuition rates vary by

Degree level (e.g., certificate, associate, bachelor's)

Tuition payment plans available

Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years)

Financial Aid

Financial aid programs at this school

Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored
Some students may be eligible for worker retraining funds.


Contact for more information

Office Manager
Electronic application website http://www.jatc112.org (external link)

Education required for admission

High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.

Application dates 

Application deadline January 1 through June 30 each year

Application requirements

Online application available http://www.jatc112.org (external link)
Application fee $40
Application fee waived Low income applicants
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Interview Required for all students
Written essay or personal statement Recommended, but not required
Algebra with a "C" or better.
Successfully pass the NJATC Aptitude Test.


Required exams Applicants must take the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) aptitude test for reading comprehension and math.

Other admissions information

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.


Degrees offered

Pre-licensing training
Certificate or diploma

Graduation requirements

Five years related training and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a licensed electrician and pass the Washington State 01 Electrical License Exam.

Attendance options

On-line/distance learning
Part time


Computers on campus for student use
Computer lab available to students

Student Services

Academic services for all students

Academic advising

Other services for all students

Basic job skills
Placement testing

Career Services

Career services offered

Job fairs
Job interviews
Placement assistance
Registered apprentices are assigned to our electrical contractors and earn an identified and progressive rate of pay and substantial benefits during their 8000 hour apprenticeship program.

Educational programs

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  • Apprenticeship Programs
    • Construction Electrician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
    • Limited Energy Technician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
    • Residential Electrician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
  • Communications Operations Technology
    • Limited Energy Technician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
  • Electrical and Power Transmission
    • Construction Electrician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
    • Limited Energy Technician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
    • Residential Electrician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
  • Workforce Training and WIOA Eligible Training Programs
    • Construction Electrician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
    • Limited Energy Technician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]
    • Residential Electrician [Certificate, Pre-license Training]