APPLICATIONS

Qualifications

The Utah Electrical Training Alliance accepts applications in their office on a year round basis.

In order to protect your privacy and maintain the integrity of our data processing procedures, we require that you fill out the application here in our office, which is located at:

7466 South Redwood Road, West Jordan Utah 84084
The hours for making application are: Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM. The application process will take you 30-40 minutes to complete. Please allow yourself enough time.

For those living outside the Wasatch front you may download an Application Request Form. Click here to down load the Application Request form UETA

If you download the form please do not forget to send the Application Fee (in the form of a personal check, money order or bank check, NO CASH) and basic requirements attached to the Form.

To qualify for entry into the apprenticeship you MUST meet the following basic requirements:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS OF INSIDE WIREMAN and TELECOMMUNICATION APPRENTICESHIP APPLICANTS

STEP 1

APPLICATION FEE: For those interested in having their application processed, there is a Thirty Dollar application fee. Fee can be in form of cash, personal check, bank check, money order, cash or credit card. After this fee has been paid to the U.E.T.A. and the required documents have been submitted, the application will be processed  and scheduled for the Aptitude Test on the dates supplied by the U.E.T.A. This process can take 5-10 days. Please be patient.

STEP 2

AGE:   Minimum age 17 to make application. Must be 18 before being indentured.

  • “Required”: Birth Certificate, any United States Citizenship Identification or Passport

STEP 3

EDUCATION: MUST BE a High School Graduate or GED

               Must supply the following:

  • High School diploma
  • “Required” High School transcripts, College transcripts can be supplied in addition to but not in place of the High School Transcript
  • If GED must provide GED scores and GED certificate “Required”
    • (If a GED is submitted, the High School Transcripts, up to the point of non completion, must be submitted. College transcripts can be supplied in addition to but not in place of the High School Transcript)
  • MUST HAVE COMPLETED
    • One year Algebra or Applied Math or Secondary Mathematics II with a PASSING Grade 

STEP 4

COMPLETE a physical application (not online) , which can be completed by coming into the office in person. Application will not be given until all  the above documentation of the basic requirements have been approved. All documents must be copies and turned with the application to the U.E.T.A. office to make the application valid. If live outside the Wasatch Front, you can fill out the application request form, send in the documentation listed above and the thirty dollar application fee. The form can be found and can be downloaded by clicking “Application Request form UETA“. The application will then be mailed to you to fill out and needs to be returned with in 30 days. All application documentation and procedures are on a 30 day deadline from the time of payment of the application. 

APPLICANTS COMPLETING THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS WOULD  QUALIFY FOR STEPS 5 & 6

STEP 5

APTITUDE TEST SCORE: The Electrical Training Alliance Aptitude Test was Developed and Validated by the American Institutes for Research. The test is scored on a scale of 1 through 9. After the application is processed and approved you will be notified through email, text and hard copy letter regarding the aptitude test date and time. These dates and times are scheduled by the U.E.T.A. and can not be chosen. There is a one time reschedule allowance. After that allowance reapplication is required. There are free study materials for this exam via our website under Application/Aptitude Test.

You MUST achieve a score of “4” or higher on the electrical industry Aptitude Test Battery. The test is on a scale of 1-9. We do not know how the Electrical Training Alliance scores this exam. Your results are immediate and will be given to you the same night of the test with documentation of the results to follow at a later date.

The Aptitude Test consists of two parts:

Part 1

Reading comprehension, which is 36 questions with 51 minutes to complete the exam. To study for this portion of the test, it is recommended that you read information and have the ability to recall what you have read either by answering questions or having someone quiz your memory.

Part 2

Algebra and Functions, which is 33 questions with 46 minutes to complete the exam.

You will take a short break between the Algebra and Functions test and the Reading Comprehension test. To study for this portion on the test, it is recommended that you review Algebra 1 only, nothing higher. If you are concerned with your knowledge there are study materials on the internet or you may go to ElectricalPrep.com to attend a refresher course. There are also free study materials for this exam via our website under Application/Aptitude Test. You are to arrive 10 minutes early from your scheduled time. Please allow yourself enough time for travel and delays.

APPLICANTS THAT HAVE MET THE ABOVE BASIC REQUIREMENTS

STEP 6

INTERVIEWS: Interviews will take place on an as-needed basis during the year. The interviewers will consider: appearance, reliability, interest, attitude, judgment, cooperativeness, and dependability as well as other personal traits. Applicants will be placed on a live ranking list, which are the results from the ratings of the Committee members during the interview, then will be hired based on that the ranking at time of selection. For Interview tips go to our home page click on Applications/Interview.

PHYSICAL: Applicants must be physically able to do the work of the trade and the job description. These job descriptions can be found on the home page under Programs. Please pick the job description for your specific program. You will also be required to pass a 10 panel pre-employ drug screen and be willing to be put in a random drug testing process. You will also be required to obtain and hold a State of Utah Apprentice Electrical License. This documentation is done after you are indentured into the program and obtained through the U.E.T.A. office.

All applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.

If there are any further questions, please contact our office.