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Northeast Joint Apprenticeship
& Training Fund (NEAT)

Office: 1-610-326-2860
Fax: 1-610-326-2924

Mailing Address
1513 Benjamin Franklin HWY
Douglassville, PA 19518

Apprenticeship Training Program

The Northeast Line Chapter works closely with the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) as well as Northeastern Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program (NEAT).

The NJATC developed the standardized education programs that are used by local joint apprenticeship training committees to train electrical workers in the most effective, efficient, and safe ways possible. The NJATC is successful in producing the best lineman and electrical workers in the country.


NEAT Apprenticeship Training Program

The Northeastern Apprenticeship and Training (NEAT) Program
Serving Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont.

NEAT is a product of the strong labor-management relationship between IBEW and NECA in the Northeast Region of the United States.

NEAT prepares apprentices for exciting, challenging and rewarding careers as outside Journeyman Linemen, while providing union Journeymen with upgrade training so they remain the best in the industry.

NEAT is fully funded and operated through a unique labor-management partnership between regional contractors of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and local unions of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (I.B.E.W.).


NEAT operates nine modern training centers throughout the northeast corridor of the United States, with headquarters in Douglassville, Pennsylvania. All together, NEAT services Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Maryland.

NEAT training facilities feature on-site classrooms and laboratories, and outdoor pole-climbing yards.