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Who is the JATC
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of the Northwest Line Construction Industry (NW Line JATC) is a non-profit association designed to systematically train unionized workers for the outside electrical construction industry.

The main focus of the NW Line JATC is to keep the northwest outside electrical industry with an adequate number of highly skilled journey level workers. We do this by offering two different apprenticeship programs, the Outside Line Construction program and

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Power line Clearance & Tree Trimming Apprenticeship
Governance
Each program is governed by a Committee. The Committee is made up of equal numbers of Management members(Contractors or Training Agents), and Labor members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

The main focus of the NW Line JATC is to keep the northwest outside electrical industry with an adequate number of highly skilled journey level workers.
Training
In addition to receiving skill training on the job, our apprentices are provided trade related classroom training that produces competency and pride that lead to true craftsmanship. We currently offer training at several locations including:
- NW Line JATC Office
- South Seattle Community College
- PNW Carpenters Training Center
- Sheet Metal Workers Training Center
- Crater Lake Electrical Training Center
- Central Oregon Electrical Training Center