The Austin Electrical Training Alliance program is where IBEW Journeymen learn their skilled trade through two different programs:

  1. Journeyman Apprenticeship Program
  2. Construction Wireman/Construction Electrician (CW/CE) Program

Both of these training programs combine on-the-job, practical experience, classroom theory, mentoring by State Certified Journeyman Wiremen and testing provided by the Austin Electrical Training Alliance Committee.

Journeyman Apprenticeship Program

An apprentice in this program lasts for the duration of 5 years and includes three distinct
parts that are required to Graduate:

  1. A minimum of 8000 hours of on-the-job training
  2. A minimum of 900 hours of classroom instruction
  3. Successfully pass the Journeyman Electrical Exam

Construction Wireman/Construction Electrician (CW/CE) Program