Electrical Apprenticeship

Certificate Description

The Electrical Apprenticeship program provides a solid understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC), its layout, the requirements for different electrical systems, and the components of those systems. This program discusses the risks involved with electricity and electrical systems as well as the safety equipment and measures that are in place to protect electricians and the general public alike.

Electrical Apprenticeship must register for licensure through the Utah State Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, www.dopl.utah.gov


  • Apply of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Navigate the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Calculate the sizes of different electrical system parts
  • Explain the application of A/C and D/C electrical theory
  • Explain Electrical Safety procedures, processes, and equipment
  • Wire electrical circuits per National Codes and safety regulations


The following are requirements for obtaining an Electrician License:

  • Electrical Apprenticeship requirements
    • Be at least 18 years of age (16 years if registered through the United States Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship https://www.apprenticeship.gov ) at the time of application.
    • Obtain a sponsoring journeyman (employer) for your apprenticeship.
    • Complete and submit a Licensing Application for Electrical Apprenticeship: https://dopl.utah.gov/el/ and pay the licensing fee.
  • Utah Residential Journeyman Electrician Requirements:
    • Complete two years (4000 hours) of On-the-Job Training and 360 hours (4 semesters) of education as a licensed apprentice.
    • Apply for and pass the Utah Residential Journeyman Electrician Exam with a minimum score of 75%.
  • Journeyman Electrician Requirements:
    • Complete four years (8000 hours) of On-the-Job Training and 720 hours (8 semesters) of apprentice education as a licensed apprentice.
    • Apply for and pass the Utah Journeyman Electrician Exam with a minimum score of 75%

Downloads: Information for Electrical Apprenticeship

FAQ on Journeyman and Master Exams

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Additional Requirements

To increase the opportunity for success in the Electrical Apprenticeship program, students must take Bridgerland Technical College’s assessment test prior to enrolling in the program. This is a WorkKeys Assessment: Applied Math (4), Graphic Literacy (4), Workplace Documents (4). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning.

Please Note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

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Logan Campus Application

Registration Begins July 5, 2023

Class Name Class Date Day Time Code Cost
Electrician Apprentice IA Aug 29 - Dec 12 Tu Th 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1110 01 LC $322
Electrician Apprentice IIA Aug 28 - Dec 11 M  W 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1210 01 LC $322
Electrician Apprentice IIIA Aug 29 - Dec 12 Tu Th 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1310 01 LC $322
Electrician Apprentice IVA Aug 28 - Dec 11 M  W 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1410 01 LC $322

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Students are required to pay tuition and fees prior to starting the class.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$2,570 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: No

Must Pay:

$322 - paid per quarter

Campus Locations

Logan Campus

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration

24 credits - 4 Years

Hours per Week


Certificate Availability

New Apprenticeship students start in August.

Outcome Data

License required for Journeyman level - State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Apprentice Electrician is an independent apprenticeship program and is not accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302