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The Central New York
Electricians Training Alliance provides a skilled, knowledgeable and able work force for the unionized electrical industry within the Central New York area. This covers locations between Syracuse and Cooperstown, from Thendara to Cortland and all points that fall in between, including the metropolitan areas of Syracuse...
Union Apprenticeships: The Bachelor’s Degrees of the Construction Industry
“A recent report from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute has found that a union apprenticeship can be as valuable as a traditional four-year degree. The following summary is from the report (please click here for all the information)
Are applications accepted online?
Yes, in fact you must apply online by using the link provided on the Apprenticeship page of this website, click here for more information.
Can I take the ETA/AIR Aptitude test more than one time?
The only time you would retake the ETA/AIR Aptitude test is if you do not at first qualify for the oral interview by achieving a score of five (5) or above on a stanine scale. You will not be eligible to re-test for a period of six (6) months from the previous test date. Qualifying test scores are accepted for a period of two (2) years. If you re-apply after that time period you will be scheduled to retake the test.
Is experience necessary to apply for apprenticeship?
No experience in the electrical field is required to apply for apprenticeship. The Central New York ETA provides training with a combination of classroom and on-the-job training.
When can I apply for apprenticeship?
Applications are accepted online year round by using the on-line application form. Click here to access the application. Be sure that you follow through with the instructions provided in order to get your application processed in a timely manner.
Where are the jobsites located?
You can expect the jobsites to be located anywhere within the IBEW Local 43 Jurisdiction. This covers locations between Syracuse and Cooperstown, from Thendara to Cortland and all points that fall in between, including the metropolitan areas of Syracuse, Utica, Rome, Oswego, and Fulton. Click here to view a Jurisdiction Map.