Phone: 419-693-7717
Toledo Electrical Training Center
Updated On: Sep 18, 2018

803 Lime City Road

Rossford, Ohio 43460

Phone: (419) 666-8088


JATC Website:

Affiliated College(s):

Apprentices of Electrical Workers Local 8 can receive course credit towards an associate degree in a program offered by Northwest State Community College(Archbold, OH).

Facility & Certifications:
The Toledo Electrical JATC is a registered apprenticeship program with the Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training

Courses Taught:
– Apprenticeship-
Residential Apprenticeship Program – 4 years
Inside/Commercial Electrical Wiring Apprenticeship – 5 year
Voice-Data-Video (telecommunications) Apprenticeship Program – 3 year

– Journeyman Education –
Basic Motor Control
Building Automation
Safety Training (1st Aid, OSHA, NFPA)
Electrical Grounding
Fire Alarm
Fork lift training
Fundamentals of Instrumentation
Project Control Rigging
Teledata Classes ( Sumitomo, Fiber Testing, CCTV, Access Control Security and BICSI Levels 1-3)
Welding Classes
Wind Turbine Training

Training Program Info:
The Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) is committed to not only providing an educated, well-trained workforce through a cooperative labor-management education program, but also to helping workers develop the complex skills, knowledge and abilities needed to retain highly paid, prestigious jobs in the electrical construction industry. The Toledo Electrical JATC pledges to educate workers through diversified on-the-job training supervised by qualified journeypersons and related technical classroom instruction.

Training Coordinator: David Wellington
Educational History: 1969 Graduated Gibsonburg High School; 1969-1971 Terra Community College; Has completed the 4-Year National Training Institute, Knoxville, TN; Ohio State Fire Alarm; NFPA Electrical Section; Certified by the NJATC as an instructor to teach the Significant Changes to the 2011 NEC®.
Bio: David was on the NFPA Code making panel for the 2005 Code Cycle and has been a Journeyman Electrician with LOCAL 8 since 1977. He has been the training director at the Toledo Electrical JATC for 22 years.

Instructor: Raymond Struffolino
Educational History: Raymond graduated from Macomber High School; he completed the two year Residential Training Program with the JATC and went on to complete the five year Commercial Program as well; Raymond had one year of Safety Training with Ohio State.
Bio: He was a residential Wireman from 1979 to 1981; Commercial Industrial Journeyman wireman from 1986 to present and an Instructor for Residential and Commercial training at the JATC from 1993 to present.

Instructor: Nathan Eaton
Educational History: Nate graduated from Whitmer High School; attended Owens Community College and then completed the 5 year Inside Apprenticeship program at the Toledo Electrical JATC. Since becoming a Journeyman Inside Wireman, Nate has attended many journeyperson education classes to further his education. Nate has since graduated from the 4 year NJATC’s National Training Institute at the University of Michigan..
Bio: Nate is a proud member of IBEW Local 8; he is a Safety committee member; he serves on the Benevelent Committee; the By-Laws committee; the Entertainment committee; the “Perch” Tournament chairman; he serves as a Toledo Precinct committee member and is a member of Damascus-Collingwood Lodge No. 643 F. & A.M., Toledo, OH

Instructor: James Hamel
Education: A class of 2012 graduate of the National Training Institute with a diplomas as a Master Instructor/trainer from the University of Michigan.
Bio: 1997 - 2008 Journeyman Installer/Technician for several Local 8 contractors. Eleven years as a field service technician as well as project foreman. Currently a full time instructor at the Toledo Electrical JATC since 2008; he teaches apprentice classes in Telecommunications and assists the electrical and residential programs. He is also a certified BICSI instructor.

Contact Info
Northwest Ohio Building & Construction Trades Council
1600 Front St
Toledo, OH 43605

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