How do I apply for an apprenticeship?

You must fill out the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council’s application form; attach a copy of your high school and college (if applicable) transcripts and resume and deliver these documents to IBEW Local 530.

 How often does the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council take apprentices?

The Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council only has 1 intake of apprentices per year; the deadline to apply is December 31st yearly.

 When is the deadline to apply for apprenticeship with the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council?

December 31st of every year is the deadline to apply for an apprenticeship with application review starting in the spring of the following year.

 When does the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council accept applications for apprenticeship?

The Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council takes applications from the beginning of the year to the end of the year. These applications are not reviewed until the following calendar year.

 What are the minimum requirements for the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council to accept my application for apprenticeship?

You must have a minimum of Grade 12 Math, Grade 12 English and Grade 12 Science (or a Grade 11 Physics, Grade 11 Chemistry).

 Can I give the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council a resume instead of filling out the application?

No you must still fill out the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council application and attach your resume to the application.

  Do I still have to attach a copy of my high school transcripts if I have college or university transcripts to attach to my application?

Yes, you still have to attach your high school transcripts to your application. You can attach more than the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council’s minimum requirements if you so choose but the minimum requirements shall be met or your application will be rejected.

 Can I fax or email my application?

No, you must bring your application to the Union Hall.

 When will I be notified of acceptance/rejection of my application by the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council?

The Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council reviews all the applications from the previous year in the spring time (usually March or April meeting). All applicants accepted to write the aptitude tests will be notified in writing of the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council’s decision.

 What happens to my application if I am not given an apprenticeship by the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council?

Your application, along with all your personal information will be destroyed. If you wish to reapply you will be required to fill out another application and bring it to the Union Hall before December 31st of the same year in order to be considered for apprenticeship by the Lambton Electrical Apprentice Council for the following year’s intake of apprentices.