Residential Training Program

This program is a 5-year training program with standards approved in the State of Maryland, Commonwealth of Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The program requires that each trainee receive 8,000 hours of on the job training with the supervision of a qualified journeyman electrician. All job placements are made by the Washington D.C. Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee and individuals work with contractors who are signatory to Local Union 26.

The Statement of Policy requires all trainees to take eight modules over the course of the the five years. Please see the schedule below for the wages and requirements of these modules. It is the responsibility of all trainees to go online, at www.jatc26.org, to sign up for their respective courses.

Individuals in this program will receive pay increases during the course of the program based on the amount of work hours, time spent at that pay level, and successful completion of modules, while in the program.

Those raises are set in the following increments:

35%                  $10.36/hr.   Probation 
Completion of 2000 hours O.J.T. and six months.    
45% $13.32/hr. 1st Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T. and six months.
50% $14.81/hr. 2nd Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T., six months, and successful completion of basic math, basic conduit, basic circuitry, OSHA, 1st Aid, CPR
55% $16.29/hr. 3rd Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T. and six months.
60% $17.77/hr. 4th Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T. and six months.
65% $19.25/hr. 5th Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T. and six months.
70% $20.73/hr. 6th Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T. , six months, and successful completion of applications, residential 2 blueprint, DC theory, Residential 2 Intro to NEC
75% $22.21/hr. 7th Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T. and six months.
80% $23.69/hr. 8th Period
Completion of 1000 hours O.J.T. and six months.

The rate of pay for an individual who completes more than 10,000 hours of O.J.T., is based on the amount of Jurisdictional Electrical Licenses they receive.

RE $24.61/hr.  No License
Completion of 10,000 hours O.J.T.  Paid Benefits  
     
RW-1 License RW-2 Licenses                   RW-3 Licenses           

$29.61/hr.
Paid Benefits

$30.11/hr.
Paid Benefits
$30.61/hr.
Paid Benefits