Electrical Construction (JAC)

Program Name: 
Electrical Construction Apprentice

Electricians install, connect, test and maintain electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including climate control, security and communications. The electricians use a variety of electrical equipment and apply appropriate techniques; plan wiring installation from blueprints; properly locate boxes and outlets and test continuity of electrical circuits to ensure compatibility and safety of components following national electrical code and complying with state and local building codes. In addition to wiring a building's electrical system, electricians may install coaxial or fiber optic cable for computers and other telecommunications equipment.

Median Salary After Completion: 
$55,116
Occupation Titles: 

Not yet available

Program Number: 
50-413-3
Training Details: 

5-year training program
8,000 hours on-the-job training
400 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
The apprentice is taught the theory and the knowledge related to safety procedures while working with electrical components, blueprint reading, electrical theory, electronics, mathematics, electrical code requirements and safety and first aid practices. Instruction also consists of local, state and national electrical codes pertaining to the industrial application.

Application Requirements: 

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
Entry requirements vary by employer
High school diploma or equivalent
Physically able to perform trade
Applicants apply directly to participating employers

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