First year apprentices recieve a pay increase after completing 2000 hours of on- the-job (OJT) training, and satisfactory progress in the classroom, The second, third, fourth, and fifth year pay increases are based on receiving an additonal 1500 hours of on-the-job training each year and successfully completing that school year.
Upon passing the 5th year in the classroom and completing 8000 hours of OJT, you would be granted Journeyman Wireman status. At this point, you would be awarded IBEW Journeyman papers, as well as a Pennsylvania State certificate qualifying you as a Journeyman Wireman.
Your Journeyman status is recognized in every IBEW local in the United States and Canada.
Our program is recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE), and is equivalent to 55 college credit hours .
You can also receive an associate degree from the Community College of Beaver County by taking 5 general education classes through them.