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Electrical Apprenticeship Training
Curriculums for Electrical courses are from the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER), which is affiliated with the University of Florida. NCCER is an education foundation created to develop industry-driven standardized craft training programs, with portable credentials, and help address the critical workforce shortage facing the construction industry. The curriculum is module-based curriculums, and consists of four (4) parts. At the successful conclusion of completion of each level, a nationally recognized certificate and card will be issued.

The Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety for the State of Wyoming has approved the program and instructors as an official Apprentice Training Program. Therefore, the hours spent can be registered by the students with the State of Wyoming toward an apprenticeship, if employed in the electrical field.

Core Curriculum - 72.5 hours
Basic Safety, Intro. to Construction Math, Intro. To Hand Tools, Intro. To Power Tools, Intro. to Blueprints, Basic Rigging, Basic Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills.

Level I - 112.5 hours
Electrical Safety, Hand Bending, Fasteners & Anchors, Electrical Theory One, Electrical Theory Two, Electrical Test Equipment, Intro. to the National Electrical Code, Raceways, Boxes, & Fittings, Conductors, Intro. to Electrical Blueprints, Wiring: Commercial & Industrial, Wiring: Residential.

Level II - 145.0 hours
Alternating Current, Motors: Theory & Application, Grounding, Conduit Bending, Boxes & Fittings, Conductor Installations, Cable Tray, conductor Terminations & Splices, Installation of Electric Services, Circuit Breakers & Fuses, Contactors & Relays, Electric Lighting.

Level III - 155.0 hours
Load Calculations-Branch Feeders & Circuits, Conductor Selection & Calculations, Overcurrent Protection, Raceway, Box & Fitting Fill Requirements, Wiring Devices, Distribution Equipment, Distribution System Transformers, Lamps, Ballasts, & Components, Motor Calculations, Motor Maintenance, Part One, Motor Controls, Hazardous Locations.

Level IV - 180.0 hours
Load Calculations, Feeders & Services, Practical Applications of Lighting, Standby & Emergency Systems, Basic Electronic Theory, Fire Alarm Systems, Specialty Transformers, Advanced Motor Controls, HVAC Controls, Heat Tracing & Freeze Protection, Motor Maintenance, Part Two, High-Voltage Terminations/Splices.

At the completion of each level students will receive a certificate and card from NCCER. The successful completion of a Level allows the student to then move onto the next level.

                                                      Cost of program, to include books:

                                                      Core Curriculum & Level 1     $1,715.00

                                                      Level II                                 $1,344.00

                                                      Level III                                $1,395.00

                                                      Level IV                               $1,669.00


Start dates TBA. For questions and further information, please contact Candy Hamblin at or call 307-789-5742 X 113.

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