Entrance Requirements

While specific requirements vary by training program, applicants for apprentice positions generally must be at least 18 years old and have earned a high school diploma or equivalent. Regardless of the specific career track selected, previous education and training is helpful. High school courses in mathematics, physics, electricity, mechanical drawing, and shop provide a good background. Special training offered in the U.S. Armed Forces or postsecondary technical schools is also beneficial. Successful applicants must be able to meet certain physical requirements and demonstrate mechanical aptitude.

The nature of the job demands that an electrician be in good physical condition and tolerant of working in varied climatic conditions such as heat, cold, rain, and snow. Other environmental factors include exposure to heights using ladders and scaffolds, risk of electrical shock, and lifting and moving heavy objects.

  • You must have a high school diploma or G.E.D or working towards your GED  and have good employability skills.
  • You must have a reliable source of transportation to school and to the job site.
  • You must be able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • You must provide your Selective Service Certificate
  •  You must provide you d214 if applicable   
Please note you must also:
  • Be physically able - Applicants shall be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others. 
  • Be ale to meet all applicable occupational apprentice requirements of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation in regard to state registration and/or licensing. 
  • Upon acceptance into the provram and prior to employment, applicants shall provide identification as detailed on the list of acceptable documents on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Bureau of Immigration Citizenship and Enforcement Form I-9