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Gainesville Electrical J.A.T.C.

Program Location:

Physical address:
2420 NE 17th Terrace
Gainesville FL. 32609

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 5428
Gainesville FL. 32627

Program Contact:

Shawn Graves


The Gainesville Electrical J.A.T.C. is a state registered electrical apprenticeship program. We are a learn while you earn type of program. The apprentices work for one of our sponsoring electrical contractors full time earning a living wage plus benefits, while attending classes two nights a week for 3 hours each night. The apprentice begins with the basics in electrical construction and upon completion of the program, they are classified as a Journeyman Electrician.

Program Type:


Certificate Type:

Florida Department of Education completion of Apprenticeship Certificate.
and a Diploma from the Electrical Training Alliance for the classification of Journeyman Wireman.

Time of Day:

Nights, Business hours


Our program is a 5 year program. Apprentices work 40 hours per week year-round (pending job availability) and attend classes 2 semesters each year with no classes over the summer. Class schedules set each year and is not flexible.


Health Insurance and Retirement plans

Meals Provided:


Common Age Group:

18 +

Average Number of Participants:

We accept an average of twenty to twenty five new apprentices each year.




The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205.
The North Florida Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association.
Electrical Training Alliance (formally the NJATC).
Erwin Technical College.


Erwin Technical College


Book cost are approximately $500.00 per year.

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