Apprentice Training


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  • Class Start- After you register, you will be sent information about how to access your course material on its start date. We encourage all to access the course for additional information available in the digital classroom.  As a general note, the live online sessions for Year 1 will be on Monday, Year 2 and Year 3 will be on Tuesday and Year 4 will be on Wednesday.  Please check your classroom for specific schedules.
  • Adjunct Students- If you are participating through another chapter, please contact your chapter for payment and books. You will receive your access code on Monday of the first week of class via email.
  • Books-Books are available through IEC of Utah.
  • Pre-requisites- New students must show math competency before the course registration will be deemed complete. Transfer students must show transcripts of previous courses. For more information on Math, go to the Math Competency information page.

Course 1A Description: This course includes an Introduction to electrical tools and materials, math concepts review, introduction to the NEC as it applies to various residential electrical systems. In addition, students will explore basic electrical theory, ohms law, and series circuitry. Electrical safety is part of each lesson.

Course 1B Description: This course includes a continuing study of the NEC as it applies to residential electrical systems. Theory study practices ohms law pertaining to parallel and combination circuits. Specialty tools, as well as an introduction to special systems such as swimming pools and hot tubs. Safety continues to be a part of each lesson.

Course 2A Description: This course introduces NEC chapter 5, and takes a systems approach to the NEC. Electrical theory specific to AC systems is discussed including induction, capacitance, and impedance. Single-phase Transformer theory and code. In addition students will review various concepts from the previous year. Safety is part of each lesson.

Course 2B Description: This course continues the systems approach to the NEC. Three-phase transformer theory and code, motor theory and code. Safety is part of each lesson.

Course 3A Description: This course goes in depth on electrical grounding and bonding, theory and code. A comprehensive look at print reading for a large commercial project is studied. Safety is part of each lesson.

Course 3B Description: This course introduces motor control components, circuitry and logic. Students practice creating, reading and analyzing ladder-logic diagrams. Safety is part of each lesson.

Course 4A Description: This course advances the study of motor control circuitry, including timers, counters, and other automatic devices. Troubleshooting, PLC’s, and firesupression systems are introduced. Safety is reviewed each lesson.

Course 4B Description: This course is focused on a comprehensive review of the NEC. Theoretical concepts are also reviewed. Safety is reviewed each lesson.


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    Our 4-year registered apprenticeship program covers residential, commercial, industrial construction, and electrical wiring. Our program combines 144 hours of classroom training and 2,000 hours of on-the-job training. We also offer a state-registered pre-apprenticeship program for high school students.
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    Our continuing education program is available to everyone in your organization from field employees to owners. Classes include First Aid/CPR, Aerial Lift, Business Management, VFD Systems, Arc Flash, Awareness and Code Updates, and more!

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