The NJATC on behalf of the IBEW and in cooperation with the United Association of
Plumbers and Pipefitters (UA) is presently administering a certification exam for
a Journeyman Wireman to demonstrate his or her proficiency in the field of instrumentation.
This program is one method for a Journeyman Wireman to assess his or her skills
in the field of Instrumentation.
The testing and evaluation process, monitored by the Electric Power Research Institute
(EPRI), provides a formal, independent assessment of the knowledge and skills of
These certification exams can be locally hosted by JATCs. Successful candidates
have been posted to the NJATC’s website and are listed with EPRI for use by
prospective employers and utilities requiring preemployment knowledge assessment
in the field of instrumentation.