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.

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 978-1-932685-50-3

Mike Holt's Guide to Electrical Estimating 2nd Edition ©2012

ISBN 978-0-98-635349-9

Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to Electrical Exam Preparation, Based on the 2017 NEC

ISBN 978-1-93-268525-1

Mike Holt's Guide to Business Management ©2007

** 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. Applications are due August 3, 2020 at 5 p.m.
  • If you are unable to pay your tuition in full, contact the Apprenticeship Coordinator at (208)732-6366.