Electrician (ABC)

Program Name: 
Electrician Apprentice (ABC)

Electricians install, maintain, modify if necessary, and repair many different types of electrical equipment like motors, transformers, generators, machine controls and lighting systems. They work in industrial, commercial and public establishments. Industrial maintenance electricians are responsible for the periodic inspection of equipment to locate and repair defects before breakdowns occur.

Median Salary After Completion: 
Occupation Titles: 

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Program Number: 
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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