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Electrician Trainee #1 & #2

Learn basic electrical theory and hands-on training to become employable as an electrical trainee or helper in the residential or commercial sector.  Basic Electrician Training requires 468 hours and has a median wage of $19.71.

All new students welcome!
Registration opens September 9, 2019, at 8:00 AM in room 17.  Math and reading assessments will be available to new students until 5:00 PM.
Next Module: October 14 to February 7, 2020.  AM only.
Upon completing the electrical training program, a graduate will acquire the following skills:
  • Be competent in reading, understanding, and applying the requirements of the National Electrical Code to residential and commercial installations.
  • Be competent in basic theory including AC and DC circuits, series, parallel, and combination.
  • Be competent in the area of induction, reactance, impedance, and power factors.
  • Be able to read residential and commercial blueprints.
  • Understand and be competent in the use of digital meters, clamp meters, and meg-ohmmeters.
  • Be able to properly size and install electrical circuits using ROMEX, AC and MC cable, flexible metal conduit, electrical metallic tubing.
  • Learn about raceways, fittings, boxes, rings, and wire mold and how to install them.
  • Be able to select and install residential and commercial power distribution systems.
  • Thoroughly understand and be able to install lighting systems and controllers fully compliant with current Title 24 regulations for residential and commercial systems. Textbooks and tools required.

Electrician Trainee #1 & #2 Class Schedule

Days Time Location Instructor
Tue/Wed/Th 7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Rm 20 (Lecture)
Rm 19 & 23 (Labs)
M - Th 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Rm 24 (Lecture)
Rm 19 & 23 (Labs)

Training may be free for those who qualify. 


For more information please attend an orientation held Wednesdays at 10 AM. No appointments required, or call us at (626) 931-3102.