NEAT operates independently, but is governed by both IBEW and NECA board Members.


Apprentices learn through on-the-job training, at-home study and classroom instruction.

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Please Make Sure You Read All The Requirements Below Before Trying To Complete An Application.

You Will Need To Make Sure You Have Copies Of The Following In Order To Complete The Application In Its Entirety:

• Copy Of Driver’s License
• As of August 1, 2022, a Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License with air brake endorsement and
“M” endorsement (if residing in the State of New York)
• Copy Of Dd-214 (If Applicable)
• Line School Transcripts (this is required if you have graduated from one)

And/Or Certifications

*** Please note the system only accepts the following file types listed when uploading the documents mentioned above to the application: PDF, JPG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIF, TIFF, HEIC, JFIF, DOC and DOCX ***

Failure to upload the required documents and/or upload expired driver’s license/CDL/CDL Permit will deem you ineligible. You will not be able to move on with the application process so please make sure you double check all required items!

Our Application Process Will Open On The First Monday Of Each Month At 8:00 A.M. (Est). We Will Only Be Accepting A Maximum Of 30 Applications Per Area Per Month. When This Number Is Reached, The System Will Automatically Close Until The First Monday Of The Following Month.

All Correspondence(S) Will Be Emailed To The Valid Email Address Associated With Your Application So Please Remember To Check All Inboxes.

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NEAT Apprentices can Log-in to view Apprentice Info, Hours Summary, Class History, and Forms.


The Northeastern Apprenticeship Training (NEAT) Program prepares apprentices for exciting, challenging and rewarding careers as outside Journeymen Linemen, while also providing needed upgrade training for the future.

NEAT will ensure its apprentices receive proper, state-of-the-art training in the classroom and on the jobsite. while earning good pay and benefits, which enables them to provide a stable future for themselves and their family. Find out how.