• Northwest Washington Electrical Industry JATC

       Northwest Washington Electrical Industry JATC

    306 Anderson Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

    email: applications@nwejatc.org

    Our east side location is WATTS - Wenatchee Area Technical Training Site

    located at 478 2nd ST SE, E Wenatchee, WA 98802.

    WATTS is a training site only. There is no office staff at WATTS.

    If you are sending mail, please use the Mount Vernon address only.

    If you have any questions, please call 360-428-5080 at our Mount Vernon location.

     We are accepting applications for the Limited Energy and Inside Wireman programs.

    Proudly serving our community for over 70 years.

    IBEW Local 191 fights for hard-working families. 


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    WATTS (Wenatchee Area Technical Training Site)
    478 2nd St SE, E Wenatchee
    WATTS Lobby
    NW WA Electrical JATC
    Training Center in Mount Vernon, WA
    WATTS Classroom
    WATTS 1st Year
    WATTS Large Classroom
    WATTS Breakroom
    Labs being installed in WATTS.
    WATTS Lab
    WATTS Lab
    Conduit Lab
    WATTS Group Lab
    WATTS Lab
    WATTS Lab
    WATTS Lab
    Conduit Lab
    Conduit Lab
    2nd Year Class
    2nd Year Class
    2nd Year Class
    2nd Year Class
    2nd Year Class
    1st Year Group

    Governor Inslee recently toured NWEJATC's Wenatchee Area Technical Training Site (WATTS). Our Training Director, Rob Bartel, showed the Governor around the lab area and our instructor, Isaac, gave him a lesson on how to bend conduit. He congratulated us on opening the new site.

    Latest News

     We are pleased to announce that Skagit Valley College has a Multi-Occupational Trades (Apprenticeship), AAS Degree for students that have

    completed a registered Inside Wireman or Limited Energy Apprenticeship program.

    Please see the list below of additional general education courses required to obtain the AAS Degree:

    If you are interested in pursuing this degree, please send an email to counselingandadvising@skagit.edu or call 360-416-7852.

    They will assist you through the process of acquiring the general education courses and the application process for your AAS.

    Skagit Valley College is the facilitator of this program, not the JATC.. 

    We are excited for the new WATTS building, located at 478 2nd St SE, E Wenatchee, to open for class October 3, 2022. 

    The Veteran’s Electrical Entry Program (VEEP) is designed by the electrical training ALLIANCE to fill two needs facing the United States currently. The first is providing transitioning service members, spouses, and recently separated veterans the ability to reenter the civilian workforce in a high demand field that offers excellent earning potential. This helps VEEP accomplish its second goal, providing high quality electricians to an industry facing a major shortage of skilled labor.

    VEEP understands that the transition to civilian life can be stressful. To help alleviate that, the program is provided at no cost to the participant and can be done while transitioning out of the military. Prior to attending VEEP, participants decide where in the United States they would like to live and work after completion of the program. The electrical training ALLIANCE then facilitates an agreement for direct entry of the candidate into the training center (JATC) that has jurisdiction in that location. Once an agreement has been made, the participant is approved to attend VEEP.

    Participation by active duty personnel also requires approval via the service mem bers’ chain of command and once enrolled, training is in lieu of daily duty requirements while still on active duty. The training must typically be started within the final 180 days of service, to take advantage of this aspect, check with your base Transistion Assistance team for details.

    Once approved, the training will take place locally at a participating JATC over the course of several weeks. After completion of VEEP, the participant receives direct entry into the apprenticeship program at the agreed upon location. Since all NECA/IBEW Apprenticeship programs are state & federally accredited, participants are eligible to collect their GI Bill benefits while working towards becoming journey-level worker in their field.


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    306 Anderson Rd
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273
    Phone: 360-428-5080
    Fax: 360-428-3374

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