August 20, 2017 – IBEW Local 96 is pleased to announce that 33 applicants have been accepted into the Worcester Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) five-year Electrical Training Program. Classes will begin in September at Worcester Vocational Tech and at the IBEW Local 96 Union Hall at 242 Mill Street in Worcester. The incoming apprenticeship class is comprised of a diverse group of Central Massachusetts residents, most of whom are recent graduates of Worcester area vocational schools. The JATC electrical training program consists of 1,000 hours in the classroom and 10,000 hours of on-the-job field training. IBEW Local 96 and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Central Massachusetts Chapter co-sponsor the industry-leading program.