To be considered a beneficiary and eligible for Education Benefits, you must be a member in good standing of IBEW 424 and meet the eligibility requirements under the Electrical Industry Education Trust Fund of Alberta.
PRIOR APPROVAL IS REQUIRED. Please contact EITCA Training Administration to confirm approved training and eligibility.
Members, or Permit members in good standing of the IBEW Local Union 424 and must have or had hours worked for which contributions were paid for three consecutive months followed by a one month waiting period within the current or immediate past school year by an Employer who is contributing to the Electrical Industry Education Trust Fund of Alberta.
After eligibility requirements are achieved, benefits continue to August 31 of the current and following School Year in which eligibility is established, unless revoked.
“Member in Good Standing” means that a member’s Union Dues are paid up to date (current) upon registration for courses.
“School Year” is established as being from September 1 to August 31 of the following year.
Members in Good standing who for various reasons cannot fulfill the Eligibility Requirements may appeal to the Board of Education Trustees for special consideration in order to attend courses at EITCA.
Reimbursements must be applied for after training is complete. PLEASE ENSURE TO READ the instructions on each Reimbursement Form page.
Applicants advised that they do not meet the criteria required for financial assistance may appeal to the Board of Trustees c/o The Electrical Training Centre:
4234-93 St Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5P5.
# 200, 3623-29 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5W4
Applicants must agree to repay the financial assistance to the Trust Fund, if they do not maintain IBEW membership for 5 years after receipt of the Reimbursement(s).
The Trustees of the Electrical Industry Education Trust Fund of Alberta reserve the right to limit the maximum amount of Tuition Assistance in any budget year, and/or alter, or terminate tuition assistance at any time.