This 4-year program includes:

  • 576 classroom hours: 144 hours per year, delivered in a 24-week course
  • 8,000 hours of documented work experience: 2,000 hours per year
  • Diverse experience in residential, industrial, commercial areas of the electrical industry

The program covers basic trade mathematics, fundamentals of electricity and power distribution, national electrical code requirements, commercial, industrial, and residential wiring requirements, and control theory and other fundamentals.

This course is an Idaho LAUNCH approved training opportunity. Complete this quick FORM to see what you can qualify for.


Entrance Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Work under the constant supervision of a licensed Electrical Journeyman or Master Electrician
  • Apply for Apprentice Electrical License through the State Electrical Bureau (208-332-7147)


ISBN 978-1-93-268539-8

Mike Holt's Basic Electrical Theory Book 3rd Edition ©2011

ISBN 978-1-28-411936-7

Ugly’s Electrical References, 2017 Edition

ISBN 978-1-45-591277-3

National Electrical Code 2017 Edition

ISBN 979-7-81-60287891-4

OSHA Construction Safety Handbook, 6th Edition Neenah: J.J. Keller & Associates

ISBN 978-0-82-691506-1

Digital Multimeter Principles, 4th Edition Orland Park: American Technical Publishers

** You will need books for your course year, plus all the books for the previous years of the program. **
See the 4-year book list (pdf).

Additional Information

  • Books are not included in the program tuition
  • Scholarships are available
  • If you are unable to pay your tuition in full, contact the Apprenticeship Coordinator at 208-732-6366