Looking for training, schools and or courses to enter the electrician trade? The following list of organizations is a great place to start.
The IEC Apprenticeship Training Program is a four-year program that will equip the prospective student with the skills and knowledge necessary to have a successful career in the electrical construction trade.
The only age limitation is the apprentice must be at least 18 years of age. There is no maximum age limit to enter the program. The apprentice must be physically capable of performing the various tasks that are required of an electrician.
Our apprenticeship program is approved by the U. S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship.
Military veterans may use their VA benefits while enrolled in the apprenticeship program.
Graduates of the apprentice program receive 42 hours of college credit through the Emily Griffith Technical College. These credits are transferable to most colleges or universities in Colorado. College credits can also be earned through the American Council on Education.
The electrical training ALLIANCE (previously called NJATC) was created over 70 years ago as a joint training program between the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) aimed at training the best electrical workers the industry has to offer. Today, the electrical training ALLIANCE has developed into its most extensive apprenticeship and training program, having trained over 350,000 apprentices to journeyman status through local affiliate programs.
The electrical training ALLIANCE developed uniform standards that are adopted and used nationwide to select and train thousands of qualified men and women each year. Through electrical training ALLIANCE, the IBEW and NECA have hundreds of local programs offering apprenticeship and training in the following areas:
- Residential Wireman
- Journey-Level Worker Lineman
- Journey-Level Worker Tree Trimmer
- Journey-Level Worker Inside Wireman
- Telecommunication VDV Installer-Technician
- Journeyman Upgrade
- OSHA 10/30, First Aid, CPR, NFPA-70E
The Electrical Technician program from IntelliTec College enables you to build the skills and confidence you need to succeed in a career in the electrical field. With practical, hands-on training, small class sizes, and job placement assistance, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation.
Electrical Technician Certificate
The Electrical Technician program is designed for students to develop the skills and knowledge for entry-level employment as an Electrical Technician, Electrical Repair Technician or Residential Wireman in the residential, commercial and construction industry. Successful graduates will be prepared to register as an apprentice, as well as, sit for the Residential Wireman exam provided by the Division of Professions and Occupations Colorado Electrical Board upon completion of required work experience of 4,000 hours.
Program length: 10.5 Months*
Credit hours: 54
Hands-on skills students learn in the classroom and lab settings include:
- Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes
- Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
- Test electrical systems or continuity or circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
- 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
- Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
Want to start a rewarding career as an electrician? Joining the IBEW apprenticeship program will put you on the fast track to your goals. Call 719-473-1781 for Colorado Springs JATC apprenticeship. The finest electrical workers in the country receive their training through the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
It’s a model education partnership that produces the best-trained, most up-to-date electrical apprentices and journeymen in the country.
Joining an IBEW electrical apprenticeship program will allow you to work as you train. We will help you earn a living, gaining valuable on the job experience while you take classes to satisfy the education requirements required to start your career as a licensed electrician.
Classroom education and training are extremely important, but can’t teach you everything. The on the job training you will receive while in an apprenticeship program will give you a greater knowledge of your new trade in a shorter time.
AAS Building And Construction Technology (Emphasis On Carpentry, Electrical, Masonry, Or Plumbing)
The Building and Construction Technology program is a program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to residential and commercial building construction and remodeling. Including instruction in construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; blueprint reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation, and AC; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing.
SoCo Trades Apprenticeship Programs is an elite educational program designed to meet the unique needs of Southern Colorado’s construction industry. We assist employers with apprenticeship consulting while offering a blend of both apprenticeship training and education designed to create and foster intentional relationships with local businesses and community organizations so they can access employee candidates that possess on the job training to drive business growth.
We offer courses in plumbing, construction project management, sheet metal, general carpentry and much more!
We offer courses to prepare you to sit for the journeyman plumber, journeyman electrician, master plumber, master electrician, and general contractor tests required by state and/or local law.
Our team of educators and professionals have a combined experience of over 60 years in fields such as; apprenticeship training, education, construction, curriculum development and much more. We offer employers the opportunity to develop an apprenticeship program designed to create revenue growth, increased employee retention, and a workforce that is highly skilled and knowledgeable.