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Electrical Apprenticeship Program

Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.

Electricians typically do the following:
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  • Read blueprints or technical diagrams
  • Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems
  • Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment
Electrical I

Includes Core Curriculum, textbook, materials, lab supplies and instructor fees.

• Orientation to the Electrical Trade
• Electrical Safety
• Introduction to Electrical Circuits
• Electrical Theory
• Introduction to the National Electrical Code®
• Device Boxes
• Hand Bending
• Raceways and Fittings
• Conductors and Cables
• Basic Electrical Construction Drawings
• Residential Electrical Services
• Electrical Test Equipment

Electrical II

Includes textbook, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.

• Alternating Current
• Motors: Theory and Application
• Electric Lighting
• Conduit Bending
• Pull and Junction Boxes
• Conductor Installations
• Cable Tray
• Conductor Terminations and Splices
• Grounding and Bonding
• Circuit Breakers and Fuses
• Control Systems
• Fundamental Concepts

Electrical III

Includes textbook, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.

• Load Calculations — Branch Feeders and Circuits
• Conductor Selection and Calculations
• Practical Applications of Lighting
• Hazardous Locations
• Overcurrent Protection
• Distribution Equipment
• Transformers
• Commercial Electrical Services
• Motor Calculations
• Voice, Data, and Video
• Motor Controls

Electrical IV

Includes textbook, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.

• Load Calculations — Feeders and Services
• Health Care Facilities
• Standby and Emergency Systems
• Basic Electronic Theory
• Fire Alarm Systems
• Specialty Transformers
• Advanced Controls
• HVAC Controls
• Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection
• Motor Operation and Maintenance
• Medium-Voltage Terminations/Splices
• Special Locations


Northern Virginia

Central Virginia

Hampton Roads

42680 Trade West Drive
Dulles, VA 20166

2023-2024 Applications are Closed

5505 Robin Hood Road, Suite D
Norfolk, VA 23513

2023-2024 Electrical (TECA)
Apprenticeship Application