Am Stem Electrical

Our high school only course.
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This course is reserved for High school seniors

Electricians are among the highest paid employees in the construction industry according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Electrical Residential Apprentices must register with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, complete 4,000 hours of paid on-the-job training as a licensed apprentice, and complete the required 360 classroom instruction hours to take the State’s Residential Journeyman Exam.


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What You Will Learn In The Residential Electrician Program

Dwelling Load Calculations

Students will develop the ability to calculate the expected electrical load and the costs of construction.

Mathematics for Pipe Bending

Bending Radius, Offset Multipliers, and Pipe Loss calculations will be learned by the students.

Theory of AC Circuits

Our program will study AC sine waves and transforming power.

Inductive and Capacitive Circuits

A full understanding of the methods used to calculate various resistive loads will be developed.

Navigating NEC

The curriculum includes navigating and using the NEC (National Electrical Code).

Our Electrical Students

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Is the RESIDENTIAL electrician program Right For You?

This Program Is for Students Who:

  • Enjoy working with their hands while also utilizing their skills to solve complex electrical issues.
  • Have a desire to gain in-depth knowledge of electrical components and methods.
  • Are looking to complete the apprenticeship requirements to become a journeyman electrician.

    Students Love This Program Because:

    • They gain first-hand knowledge of multiple electrical theories and laws in action.
    • Small classes mean more individualized instruction to ensure full understanding of complicated concepts.
    • They graduate from the program with the requirements to take the state Residential Journeyman Exam.

      About Your Residential Electrician Instructor

      Jayden Priest


      Jayden is an experienced electrician who began his career in the electrical industry at the age of 21. He has worked for a few locally owned companies in town and gained valuable experience in new construction and service work. He completed his journeyman licensing after being enrolled in the four-year program at Dixie Technical College.

      As an electrician, Jayden has a strong commitment to safety and adheres strictly to the National Electrical Code (NEC) to maintain a safe electrical system, and most of all prevent fires!

      TJ EMPEY

      TJ Empey followed in his father’s footsteps and began the Electrical Apprenticeship program right after high school, eventually earning the designation of Master Electrician. He worked in the field for several years before joining the Dixie Tech faculty as a full-time Electrical Apprenticeship instructor.

      TJ teaches and manages a large cadre of electricians and instructors who keep our Electrical Apprenticeship program vibrant. “It’s electrifying to see the spark in a student’s eyes when they have a grounded understanding of a subject.”

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