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Electrician training courses in New Jersey – Electrician Schools NJ

There are plenty of educational options for electricians and those aspiring to become an electrician in New Jersey.


Ocean County Vocational Technical School
Offers a course that deals with residential and light commercial electrical wiring for power and lighting. Various types of control devices for power, lighting and security are also introduced. Students are taught how to use several varieties of electrical test equipment. The basics of transformer and motor theory are introduced.

Skills you will learn:  Proper use of tools and safe industry work practices, Installation methods for various types of outlet and device boxes, cables, conduits and service equipment, Load calculations for residential branch circuits, feeders and services, Basic introduction to the National Electrical Code, Electrical Theory

South Jersey Electrical Training
SJ Electrical Training offers day and night courses to prospective electricians.  They offer pre-apprenticeship training and more advanced courses which include; conduit bending, blueprint reading, motor controls, electrical code, residential wiring, and more.

Union County Vocational Technical Schools
Offers an electrical tech at their adult school.  The Electrical Technology class covers Safety and Residential wiring.  Students learn how to wire a home.  Areas covered include; switches, receptacles, fixtures, panel, meter, and smoke detectors.  There is also schematic drawing and blueprint reading along with project estimating.   Basic theory and National Electric code are covered.

There are two main program areas offered.  Electrician Training and Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology.

Electrician Training Program

With 1,200 hours of in-depth instruction, students will learn electrical, motor and generator theory, and then use this information as their starting knowledge base to learn about more advanced topics such as electrical codes, telecommunications, residential & commercial wiring and OSHA requirements. This course of study also includes in-depth instruction on power generation and distribution, blueprint reading and semi-conductor applications such as programmatic logic controllers, alarm and CCTV systems, and photovoltaics. The instruction is broken down into 864 hours of lecture and 336 hours of hands-on shop hours. Upon graduation of this program, the student is ready to join the industry as an electrician apprenticeship.

Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology 

Receive hands-on training using tools to properly install and maintain service panels, lighting fixtures, alarm systems, cabling systems, industrial motors, and conduit benders. Learn to install, troubleshoot and service fire alarm systems, home theater equipment, closed-circuit TV systems, satellite/cable TV equipment, and whole-home automation equipment. Get trained in both the high-and-low voltage sides of the industry.

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The Electrical “Bootcamp” Training Academy was designed to train pre-apprentices to become efficient and productive early on in their employment in the electrical industry. Our Program is fast, affordable, and supplies ambitious workers for the future of our industry. All graduates will receive an OSHA-30 certification as part of our training.

Modular Style Training

    • A module is 3 hours, 2 nights a week. After every 3 modules, you will be tested on your knowledge of the curriculum. 

    • Micro-Learning lessons within the module include:

      • Repeating Short Bursts of Information​

      • Reference Guide for Future

      • Videos of tasks 

      • Gamification

    • “Bootcamp” course will be conducted from September through May. Monday & Wednesday and Tuesday & Thursday 5:30pm – 8:30pm

    • Allows pre-apprentices to work during the day and learn at school at night. 

Hands-on Skills:

    • Trained to perform specific tasks 

    • Timed to beat the estimate

    • Basic skills to use hand tools & recognize materials


Eastwick Education
Program prepares graduates are prepared to enter an apprenticeship with the NJIECA, and upon completion of their first year apprenticeship exam will be awarded second-year apprentice status.  Electricians install and maintain electrical wiring systems, supplying light, power, air-conditioning and refrigeration for private and commercial buildings.

Prepare for a career as an electrician through technical and practical instruction on residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems, including proper grounding, GFCIs, and maintenance and testing of wiring.

IBEW 164
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers offers electrical education in a state-of-the-art facility, located in a 40,000-square-foot, two-story building adjacent to our headquarters. It offers easy access to the Garden State Parkway, NJ Routes 17 and 4, allowing for quick and direct transportation via car. (Get directions)

The Academy boasts 12 large classrooms and 10 labs, including two state-of-the-art computer labs with a full complement of the most modern equipment. This includes the latest electrical, instrumentation, local operating network and “voice-data-video” equipment, all of which is central to the experiments and troubleshooting exercises that make up typical classwork-related studies.

The Training Academy also has a library of the latest printed materials, along with educational information available via a variety of media, including films, videos, and online training and content. Our center also boasts a 10,000-square-foot auditorium, available for student assemblies and large seminars. These facilities provide an excellent setting for the advancement of the program’s objectives.

The program itself is a national standardized training program, with course materials periodically reviewed, updated and revised by the Electrical Training Alliance which serves as our National JATC. Our goal is to ensure that all students keep up with the latest technology advances, ensuring their ability to meet long-term career objectives!

College Credit:   Local 164’s electrical and telecommunications programs are recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE), and graduates earn college credit after completion! As of early 2004, electricians earn 60 semester hours of college credit recommendations from the ACE, while telecommunications technicians earn 37 semester hours. We also currently have an articulation agreement with Hudson County Community College which provides 22 credits toward a Construction Management degree upon completion of our 5-year Inside Electrical Apprenticeship. Thereafter, students may further their education by transferring these credits into degree programs offered by two- or four-year institutions.

Mercer County Technical Schools
MCTS offers an Electrical Apprenticeship program that lasts 4 years.

The program includes sixteen 39-hour units, two nights per week. AC & DC textbook required. This is a theory-structured program intended to complement the student’s on-the-job training. The program includes basic math, identification of tools used in the trade, basic rigging, basic and advanced electrical theory, blueprint reading, fasteners, conduits, grounding, circuit breakers and fuses, residential, commercial and industrial wiring, electrical motor controls, load and motor calculations, fire alarm systems and HVAC controls. Students will also study the National Electric Code and related materials in preparation for the successful completion of the State License Exam. Second-year students will be required to take an additional CPR course (through private arrangement) for an additional fee.

Monmouth County Vocational School District
Electricity is a two-year program offering HIGH SCHOOL students an opportunity to learn and experience the skills necessary to achieve an entry-level position in the electrical contracting field. The curriculum includes class work instruction in electrical theory in Ohm’s Law, Power and AC & DC Circuitry. Students will be able to perform calculations of resistance, current, voltage and wattage in series and parallel circuits. The National Electrical Code plays a major roll in the course of study. The curriculum offers hand-on work, as well as resume writing, job application, and interviewing skills.

IBEW Local 400 is approaching its 100th Anniversary, and in that time it has a long standing promise of training and safety.  Providing some of NJ’s most skilled and qualified electricians has been the commitment of our JATC and its staff.   Our JATC facility is located in Wall, NJ and provides training to hundreds of Local 400 members, through our Commercial Apprenticeship program, Journeymen and Telecommunications continuing education classes and our relationship with N.E.A.T.,  for Linemen training and development.

Our classroom training facility is home to five state of the art classrooms, which resembles that of a higher education learning atmosphere, providing an all-digital curriculum accessed through laptops and online resources.  We provide hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of tools, testing equipment, machinery and lab settings, all of which are used as both visual learning aids and for hands on training.  Our apprenticeship is a five year program, which is a combination of 40 hours a week of on the job training as well as one night a week of classroom study and one night a week of hands on shop classes.  The classroom courses prepare the apprentices for what they will be experiencing on the job and the shop classes allows them to practice and master their skills.

Middlesex County Vocational & Technical Schools

Offers a full time adult Electrical Technology Certificate program which prepares the student for entry-level employment within the electrical trades. It is designed for individuals interested in changing careers as well as those who are looking for first time employment in the field. Eight modules include classroom and hands-on instruction, field trips and seminars. Successful completers obtain an OSHA card and credit hours earned may be applied to the related instruction component of a registered apprenticeship program. Curriculum includes a program orientation and instruction in the following courses: Multi Craft Basics; Alternating Current Loads; Magnetism, Conductors & Insulators; Motor Controls; Tools & Supports: Electrical; Transformers & Motors; and Electrical Circuits.  Classes meet Monday through Friday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the East Brunswick campus.

Kempker’s Educational Services

Offers a variety of electrical educational courses:

Grounding and BondingThis 4-hour continuing educational course is part of the 34-hour package and will meet your New Jersey electrical contractors license renewal requirements.

Solar Photovoltaic Systems – This 4-hour continuing educational course will look at solar PV systems including the array circuit(s), inverter(s), and controller(s) for such systems. The systems covered by this article may be interactive with other electrical power production sources or stand-alone or both, and may or may not be
connected to energy storage systems such as batteries. These PV systems may have ac or dc output for utilization.

Hazardous Locations – Articles 500 through 504 cover the requirements for electrical and electronic equipment and wiring for all voltages in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2; Class II, Divisions 1 and 2; and Class III, Divisions1 and 2 locations where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases, flammable liquid–produced vapors, combustible liquid–produced vapors, combustible dusts, or ignitable fibers/flyings.

Single Family Residential Calculations – This 4-hour continuing educational course will take a look at the requirements for calculating branch-circuit, feeder, and service loads based on the table and information provided within the National Electrical Code. Part I provides general requirements for calculation methods while Part II provides calculation methods for branch-circuit loads. Parts III and IV provide calculation methods for feeder and service loads while Part V provides calculation methods for farm loads.

Motor Conductor and Protection Calculations – This 4-hour continuing educational course is part of the 34-hour package and will meet your New Jersey electrical contractors license renewal requirements.

Healthcare FacilitiesThis 4-hour continuing educational course will look at the provisions of article 517 and explore the electrical construction and installation criteria in health care facilities that provide services to human beings. We will take a look at the wiring requirements for single function buildings and how these installation procedures are intended to be individually applied to their respective forms of occupancy within a multifunction building (e.g., a doctor’s examining room located within a limited care facility).

New Jersey 10-hour 2020 National Electrical Code Update Course This course provides New Jersey electrical contractors and journeymen with the required 9- hour 2020 National Electrical Code update course with the 1-hour New Jersey contractors law that is required for your electrical license renewal requirements.
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