Electrical Apprenticeship

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Electrical Apprenticeship program prepares students to become trained, licensed journeyman electricians through four-year indentured apprenticeships. It includes residential, commercial, and industrial electricity; motor control; and project management. This program has been offered in partnership with Florida Electrical Association for over 20 years.

Each year of the Electrical Apprenticeship program focuses on a specific aspect of the electrical field, residential electric, commercial electric, industrial electric and basic motor control, and motor control with project management.

The program combines classroom learning with a 40 hour per week On-the-Job Training (OJT) program to provide a comprehensive training for the electrician. Student are in class two nights each week, while maintaining a full-time job as an electrical helper.

COURSES:

Residential Electricity I46032RB-1st Yr
(Co-Requisite: I46032RA)

Commercial Electricity I46032RB-2nd Yr
(Prerequisites: I46032RB-1st Yr, Co-Requisite: I46032RA)

Industrial Electricity & Motor Control I46032RB-3rd Yr
(Prerequisites: I46032RB-1st Yr, I46032RB-2nd Yr, Co-Requisite: I46032RA)

Advanced Motor Control & Project Management I46032RB-4th Yr
(Prerequisites: I46032RB-1st Yr, I46032RB-2nd Yr, I46032RB-3rd Yr, and Co-Requisite: I46032RA)

Electrical OJT I46032RA-(4 years)
(Co-Requisites: I46032RB-1st Yr, I46032RB-2nd Yr, I46032RB-3rd Yr, I46032RB-4th Yr)

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK:

Employment opportunities are excellent for those obtaining journeyman electrician designation.

SALARY RANGE:

In the state of Florida, a journeyman electrician may earn between $25,690 and $61,250.*

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Students must have a standard high school diploma or diploma earned through GED testing, a valid Florida Driver’s License, be 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. Enrollment is competitive and limited. Prospective students must apply to this program by August 1 and contact Gary Crandon, apprenticeship coordinator, 352-873-8400, for application information.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Upon completion of all course requirements, students earn a certificate of completion in Electrical Apprenticeship.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Successful students will earn Journeyman Electrician licenses.

PROGRAM INFORMATION:

To view the Electrical Apprenticeship Program itemized costs sheet, please click here. (Cost sheet does not include Sponsor fee to Florida Electrical Association (FEA) organization)


 

 

 

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