The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
This five-year Associate of Science program offers qualifying applicants occupational education under sponsorship of the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW Local #5).
Enrollment is limited. Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of one year of high school algebra or MAT-090 Elementary Algebra (or its equivalent). This program is offered in conjunction with the JATC/IBEW.
Students will have classroom, hands-on and on-the job experiences in journeyman wireman electrical work. Upon completion of the curriculum and the job experience hours required by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, the students are eligible to take the IBEW Journeyman Wireman Examination. The National JATC, IBEW, National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor issue certificates of completion to those who successfully complete this apprenticeship program and pass the examination. This certificate allows a graduate to work in residential, commercial and industrial construction as skilled journeyman wireman and in all aspects of the electrical and teledata industry.
Admission is by application, competitive testing and interview with the JATC/IBEW and the NECA. Students must make application through the JATC by calling: 412.432.1145. More information on the program can also be found on the IBEW Local #5’s apprenticeship and training program’s website http://www.ibewlocal5jatc.org/ .
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Students must choose one of the following fields of study, A or B: