To make an application you only need a Local 26 TradeSchool user account. In your TradeSchool account click on applications and select an application for one of our programs. You are able to have several applications open at the same time. For example, you can apply for the Residential Trainee Program at the same time you make an application for the Inside Metro Apprenticeship program. You may not have two applications for the same program open at the same time. Some applications have a non-refundable fee.

If you require a second interview on an active application please email

If you require an second aptitude test please email after the three month no testing period.

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JATC Local 26 will not approve PTSI account application requests submitted on To be affiliated with IBEW/NECA thru JATC 26 you need to be a Residential Trainee. Residential Trainees already have PTSI accounts and can’t login to the site as a member. If you need help accessing your PTSI account as a Local 26 Residential Trainee, please verify you have an active subscription. If you need an extension on your subscription, you should log into your TradeSchool account, view the class schedule tab, and proceed with enrollment in the Residential CML/PTSI 12-month Access course. If you are not a Residential Trainee with JATC 26, click the link “I’m not affiliated” and proceed with your registration.