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The National Electrical Contractors Association, or NECA, is an organization founded in 1901 that seeks to serve the management interests of electrical contractors in the United States. NECA boasts 119 chapters in all 50 states, four regional offices, and a home office in Bethesda, Maryland. NECA  maintains its leadership role in the electrical industry through labor relations, training, education, advocacy and research.

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The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, or IBEW, was founded in 1891 as a means for electrical workers to come together with one voice. Since that time, the IBEW has grown to more than 750,000 members throughout the United States and Canada.  Through its training, on-the-job skill and professionalism, the IBEW represents the best electricians in the world. The IBEW seeks to organize all electrical workers in the United States into local unions.

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Electrical Training Alliance

The Electrical Training Alliance (once known as National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, or NJATC) was created in 1941 by an agreement between NECA and the IBEW. Since its inception, more than 300,000 apprentices have been trained by the program. With an annual budget of well over $100 million, The Electrical Training Alliance’s mission is to train workers in the IBEW to work for NECA contractors to be the best in the electrical industry.