Welcome to the IBEW Local 131 Website!

Kalamazoo Electrical JATC


High School Diploma or GEDA completed application with an official high school transcript

(it MUST be a high school transcript & all applicants are required to turn this in)

Must have a passing grade of a “C” or higher in Algebra

(if you did not meet this requirement in high school, we will accept college credit for this requirement, transcript required for proof)

Must be a minimum of 17 years old to apply and 18 years old when you begin your apprenticeship

 No felony convictions within the past 7 years

Must be willing to drug test for employment

Desire to work in all weather conditions

Internet access (required for some homework)

Journeyman Upgrade Class Schedule

Must Drug Testing Program

Safe To Work for You

Verify your annual drug test and completed training

What's Going on at 131? 


Due to COVID-19, IBEW Local 131's doors will remain locked.  Dues will be handled with a card on this website, over the phone or by checks in the mail.  If you need to be seen in person, please make an appointment


Interested in the IBEW 131?

Sign up for Fall Safety Courses

Apprenticeship Classes Starting in the Fall