Electrical Apprenticeship

Intro

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 

Objectives

  • 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
 
 

Courses

How to Apply

Choose Your Program
This program is defined entry, defined exit. Students can start in August. Please contact a Student Success Advisor with any questions you may have about a program. You can check the start dates here.

Make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here >>

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Admissions

Fill out the admissions form below. College admission policy requires a student to have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (e.g. GED).

Fill out the Logan Campus Admissions Form here >>

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Programmatic Requirements
Students will receive additional pre-enrollment programmatic requirements, if applicable, via email or can view the programmatic requirements. If you have not received this email within 24 hours, please check your spam or junk mail folders.

 WorkKeys Assessment:  This is a WorkKeys Assessment: Applied Math (4), Graphic Literacy (4), Workplace Documents (4). 

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. 

Schedule your Entrance Assessment here >>

If applicable, upload ACT/SAT score here >>

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Enrollment/Registration

Once the programmatic requirements have been completed, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule.

The first month's payment or completed Financial Aid is required at the time of enrollment. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu, or you can visit us in person at the Logan Campus! 

Financial Aid

 

Scholarships

Checklist

I have my Student ID

Letter of Recommendation

I have a personal history/career objective

I have my high school transcript

The Process

Apply for scholarships at https://btech.edu/scholarships (soft deadline (5th of each month).

BTECH emails a link to schedule a Scholarship Interview.

Interview with the Scholarship Committee (generally 3rd Tuesday of each month).

BTECH evaluates the interview rubric and available funds.

Notified of award results within 4 weeks.

The student will receive a link to schedule a meeting to accept the award.

BTECH disburses scholarships.

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Veterans

Reach out to the VA Certifying Official at nmcinelly@btech.edu.

If you have any questions please make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here.

Tuition
and Fees
Estimated Equalized Payment
$2,570 $322
this is an estimate paid
Course fees may vary per quarter
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Estimated Books
& Supplies
Pell
Eligible
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment No
High School Adult Students:
Arranged
varies by school

M/W -  6 pm - 9 pm 
or
T/Th - 6 pm - 9 pm

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Hours
Per Week
Certificate
Duration
6 24 credits 
4 years

Registration Begins January 3, 2024

Class Name Class Date Day Time Code Cost
Electrician Apprentice IB Jan 4 - April 16 Tu Th 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1120 01 LC $322
Electrician Apprentice IIB Jan 3 - April 15 M  W 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1220 01 LC $322
Electrician Apprentice IIIB Jan 4 - April 16 Tu Th 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1320 01 LC $322
Electrician Apprentice IVB Jan 3 - April 15 M  W 6 - 9 pm TEEL 1420 01 LC $322

Licensing:

The following are the 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

Logan Campus
1410 North 1000 West,
Logan, UT 84321

Living Miscellaneous personal
$8,136 $2,331
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Transportation Dependent care
$1,620 $369
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Disability-related Professional licensure, certification, or a first professional credential
$108 $116

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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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

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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