The purpose of the Electrical Apprenticeship program is to prepare a student to become trained, licensed journeyman electricians through four-year indentured apprenticeships. Instruction includes residential, commercial, and industrial electricity; motor control; and project management. For more than 20 years, the Florida Electrical Association has chosen Marion Technical College as its educational partner.

HOURS

8,576, approximately four years
Day: Mon-Thurs 8:00AM-4:00PM
Night: Mon & Wed 6:00PM-9:00PM or Tues & Thurs 6:00PM – 9:00PM

COST

Textbooks only. Applicants for this course must be employed by an electrical contractor that is willing to sponsor the applicant in the program. (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

N/A

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $25,690 to $61,250*

*Based on local industry information.

 

PROGRAM SPONSOR

  • Florida Electrical Association

*Please Note: This program is not accredited by COE. 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Electrical Apprenticeship Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Specific aspects of the electrical field, residential electric, commercial electric, and industrial electric
  • Basic motor control
  • Motor control with project management.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

Journeyman Electrician License

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Employment opportunities are excellent for those obtaining journeyman electrician designation.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

GARY CRANDON

Apprenticeship Coordinator, 4th Year Instructor

Master Electrician, Over 50 years of experience in the electrical field.

BOBBY DEMPSEY

Year Instructor

Master Electrician, Over 50 years of experience in the electrical field.

GREG RATLIFF

3rd Year Instructor

Master Electrician, Over 20 years of experience in the electrical field.

ROBERT HERMLE

Year Instructor

Master Electrician, Over 20 years of experience in the electrical field.

LON SMITH

2nd Year Instructor

Master Electrician, Over 20 years of experience in the electrical field.

STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PROGRAM:
    • Students must have a standard high school diploma or GED.
    • Valid Florida Driver’s License.
    • At least 18 years of age.
    • Meet basic skills requirements.
    • Provide a resume of work experience.
    • Be drug-free, and employed by a local electrical contractor.
  • MUST OBTAIN EMPLOYMENT WITH AN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR
  • CONTACT THE FLORIDA ELECTRICAL ASSOCIATION PROGRAM APPLICATION (CLICK HERE)

ADDITIONAL FORMS

N/A

BOOK LIST

Textbooks only. Applicants for this course must be employed by an electrical contractor that is willing to sponsor the applicant in the program. (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

N/A