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December 04, 2020
Application for Membership

Thank you for your inquiry on the Tidewater Electrical Industry's Electrical Apprenticeship Program.  As an apprentice, you will be working side by side with a Journeyman Wireman.  You will "earn while you learn" by recieving on the job training.  Apprentices also attend classes two nights a week for five years.  Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will recieve your Virginia state journeyman electrician licence. 

If you do not have all of the qualifications for the apprenticeship program, you can still be placed to work as a Construction Wireman.  CW's work side by side with Journeymen as well as apprentices and Construction Electricians.  You gain knowledge and skills of the trade, and can advance through on the job training. Construction Wiremen, however, can not work on any federal or state funded job.

If you are interested in the apprenticeship program, Download the on-line application, complete it, and return to the Tidewater JATC office.  It can be faxed to (757) 480- 3813 or emailed to  You can contact the JATC office at (757) 480-2812.

Feb 07, 2019
Whether you have never worked in the electrical industry or have some experience but feel you need to further you education in the industry to learn the theory and application of electrical work, the Tidewater Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee can provide the education you need to become a well rounded journeyman wireman.
Download: 20200910084146.pdf

Jan 13, 2010

Here is the downloadable application for a Journeyman Wireman Electrician.  You must have a minimum of seven years of experience to become a journeyman, verified with a detailed work history from social security.  Drivers licence, journeyman or masters license, and any other certifications are needed when you apply.  Applications can be faxed to (757) 480-3038 or emailed to   Contact Chris at Local 80, (757) 480-1740, if you have any questions.

Download: JW Application.pdf

Nov 18, 2009

Thank you for your inquiry to the Construction Electrician program.  This is for anyone who has some experience in the electrical trade, yet not profecient in all areas of the trade.  As a CE, you would work side by side with both journeyman wiremen and apprentices.  CE's, however, are not able to work on federal installations. 

If you are interested in the Construction Electrician program, download the application, complete it, and return in to IBEW Local 80.  Applications can be faxed to (757) 480-3038 or emailed to   You can contact Chris at Local 80's office at (757) 480-1740.

Download: ce application_20140702085221.pdf

May 29, 2008

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