SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

December 18, 2013 06:15 ET

Atlanta Electrical Training Center Provides Apprenticeship Model for Nation, a Feature of "Industry Today" on

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2013) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Across the U.S., 285 joint apprenticeship training centers (JATCs) provide top-of-the-line training to up-and-coming electricians and linemen that are part of the NECA-IBEW workforce. 

When the NECA contractors of the Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association wanted to ensure that the local workforce was the best around, they raised funds to construct the Atlanta Electrical Training Center, designed to house as many electrical products as possible in order to train apprentices on the many different types of wiring, fixtures and control systems present in today's marketplace.

"Our employees become better electricians because of this training center. That allows our employers to provide a better value product to their customers," says David Sokolow, executive vice president for the Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association.

In this edition of "Industry Today," learn how the Atlanta Electrical Training Center and the JATCs throughout the country are turning out a confident, well-prepared group of electrical workers who are at the top of their game.

ABOUT NECA: The National Electrical Contractors Association, or NECA, has provided more than a century of service to the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the United States. NECA's national and 119 local chapters advance the industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development.

ABOUT THE IBEW: The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, or IBEW, represents approximately 725,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations.

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