Over the years, the Orange County Electrical Training Center has continually trained the best Electricians, Sound Installers and Intelligent Transportation System Installers in the industry without cost to the taxpayers. Students in our training programs “Earn While They Learn”. Not only does this allow students to earn an income while in school, it also creates new tax revenue for the economy. This is truly a model program as it takes little to nothing from the taxpayers while training some of the most productive workers in Orange County.
Your official sealed transcripts must show successful completion of (2 semesters) of High School Algebra 1 with a passing grade of “C” or better in each semester, or one post high school Algebra course (e.g. Adult Education, Continuing Education, Community College, etc.) with a passing grade of “C” or better or provide evidence of having successfully completed the NJATC Tech Math Course.
Important: If your High School diploma or transcripts are in any language other than English, you must have them translated into English by a certified translator before submission to us.
Military Applicants with Honorable Discharge must bring in their DD-214, Member 4 form along with Valid Driver’s License and Social Security Card. Individuals applying under this provision, will go directly to Interview.
Qualified applicants will be notified by mail of the date, time and place to report to for aptitude examination. The test battery covers reading comprehension and math.
Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a physical and drug screening prior to acceptance. Applicants testing positive for any controlled substance will not be accepted for training.
The apprentice shall be under the constant supervision of a Journeyman Electrician at all times; the trade requires physical effort on the part of the apprentice to do climbing, crawling, crouching and working in cramped quarters. Depending on the job, the work may be performed indoors or outdoors. The major portion of duties is indoors or in semi-shelter or unfinished buildings.
The applicant must meet all preliminary qualifications before proceeding further. The selection of apprentices will be made on the basis of qualifications alone, without regard to race, creed, color, sex or national origin.