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Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship

Industrial electricians install, troubleshoot, and maintain electrical systems, industrial manufacturing equipment, and power distribution in accordance with relevant codes. 

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Area of Study: Manufacturing

Program Length 

  • 4 years 
  • 7,600 hours on-the-job training 
  • 720 hours paid related instruction 
  • Additional training:  
    • First Aid and CPR certifications 
    • Transition to Trainer 


Christina Jungwirth

What will I learn?

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.  
    • Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.  
    • May work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs. 
  • Use a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment, such as oscilloscopes, ammeters, or test lamps.  
  • Assemble, install, test, or maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools. 

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
12 or more credits per term.
Fewer than 12 credits per term.