Electrical Apprenticeship

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The Electrical Apprenticeship program builds on the teachings in the Residential Program and ultimately prepares students to take the State Commercial Journeyman Exam.

Student Reviews

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Adolfo Zambrano
My favorite part of the program has been the instructors. They feel like genuine friends.
Adolfo Zambrano
My favorite part of the program has been the instructors. They feel like genuine friends.
Adolfo Zambrano
Adolfo Zambrano
William Howcroft
I hope to go on to become a master electrician and start my own company ...
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William Howcroft
I hope to go on to become a master electrician and start my own company after finishing the program.
William Howcroft
William Howcroft
Jeseka Amodt
I have enjoyed being in a class with students who actually want to learn. Regular ...
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Jeseka Amodt
Dixie Tech Student
I have enjoyed being in a class with students who actually want to learn. Regular college felt rushed, but the programs at Dixie Tech allow you to learn while you work, so you get hands-on learning while gaining knowledge in the classroom with people who actually want to know what's being taught.
Jeseka Amodt
Jeseka Amodt
Dixie Tech Student

Program Overview

Learn more about our Accredited Electrical Apprenticeship program

Completing the Electrical Residential Program of 360 hours and 4000 paid on the job training hours is a prerequisite for this program.

Electrical Apprentices must register with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, and complete an additional 4000 hours of paid on the job training as a licensed apprentice, and complete the required classroom instruction of 360 hours to take the state Commercial Journeyman Exam.

As a student of this program, you will:

    • Learn formulas to determine conductor and overcurrent protection sizing for motors.
    • Study NEC code regulations and conductor size calculations for grounding and bonding.
    • Use line diagrams, symbols when wiring motor control circuits.
    • Navigate and understand commercial and residential blueprints.
    • Calculate conductor sizes based on NEC requirements for branch circuits, services, etc.

ATTAINABLE CERTIFICATES INCLUDE:

  • Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate
  • Prepared to take the Residential and Commercial Journeyman Electrician State Exam

State Requirements for Licensure

  • To view state requirements for licensure Click Here

    This program prepares you for  CAREERS such as:

    • Electrician – Median Income $60k year, with top earners at $102k year.*
    • Lighting Techncian – Median Income $62k year, with top earners at $135k year.*
    • Electrical Repair Specialist – Median Income $64k year, with top earners at $96k year.*

    *Source: careeronestop.org

    Total Tuition and Course Fees:

    $3,139.60

    SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

    Program Length:

    45 Months

    Credit Hours

    24

    Upcoming start dates:

    August 5, 2024 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Mon & Wed

    January 8, 2025 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Mon & Wed

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    435.674.8400

    Courses

    what you’ll learn

    Electrical Apprenticeship

    At Dixie Tech’s Electrical program, students gain hands-on training to become licensed electricians installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems. Students learn to read technical blueprints, work with engineers and construction crews, and complete on-site training hours.

    The program prepares apprentices to register with the state licensing board, complete required on-the-job training hours, and pass exams to become journeyman electricians. Graduates are qualified for high-paying electrical careers and in-demand jobs maintaining critical building electrical systems.

    Term 1 – 8

    CORE COURSES (24 CREDIT HOURS)

    TEEL 1110: Electrican Apprentice lA – 3 credit hours

    TEEL 1120: Electrican Apprentice lB – 3 credit hours

    TEEL 1210: Electrican Apprentice llA – 3 credit hours

    TEEL 1220: Electrican Apprentice llB – 3 credit hours

    TEEL 1310: Electrican Apprentice lllA – 3 credit hours

    TEEL 1320: Electrican Apprentice lllB – 3 credit hours

    TEEL 1410: Electrican Apprentice lVA – 3 credit hours

    TEEL 1420: Electrican Apprentice lVB – 3 credit hours

    COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION

    Dixie Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Accreditation by COE is viewed as a nationally-honored seal of excellence for occupational education institutions and denotes honesty and integrity. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at:

    Council on Occupational Education
    7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    Telephone:770-396-3898 Fax:770-396-3790
    council.org

    Tuition & Course Fees

    Cost overview

    Tuition at Dixie Technical College is affordable

    Tuition & Fees must be paid before registering for class unless a payment plan or other funding options have been approved and signed. Information is subject to change without notice.

    Term:
    Tuition:
    Course Fees:
    Total Tuition & Course Fees:
    Per Semester (8)
    $315
    $77.45
    $392.45
    Total Cost:
    $2,520
    $619.60
    $3,139.60

    Tuition, fees and other costs are subject to change without notice.

    Total Tuition and Course Fees:

    $3,139.60

    Additional Costs:

    $376 – Textbooks (estimated)

    $20 – Recommended Supplemental Textbook

    This program is NOT eligible for Federal Financial Aid. 

    Learn about Scholarships and how to apply for them.

    Start dates & times

    cohort start dates

    upcoming start dates and class times for this program
    Class Days:
    Class Hours:
    August 5, 2024
    Monday & Wednesday
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    January 8, 2025
    Monday & Wednesday
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Program cohorts are open until filled. Once a cohort is filled, applicants will be considered for the next start date.

    Program Length:

    45 Months

    Admissions Process
    V

    BEGIN AN APPLICATION

    V

    Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements

    Waived with completion of Residential program

    V

    Professional Goal Statement

    V

    Education Verification

    Provide a copy of one of the following: High School Diploma, High School Transcript showing graduation date, GED, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree. 

    High-school students can sign up for an Accuplacer Test or provide qualifying ACT/SAT test score results. 

    V

    Application fee

    $0 for in-state applicants and $10 for out-of-state applicants.

    V

    Application Review

    After successfully completing and submitting the above requirements, the College will perform an application review. Students will be emailed regarding thier acceptance status.

    To get started on these requirements begin an application.

    career pathways

    what you can become

    Electrician

    Learn more about this field. Find things like job outlook, expected salary, and many other job specific stats.

    Lighting Technician

    Learn more about this field. Find things like job outlook, expected salary, and many other job specific stats.

    Electrical Repair Specialist

    Learn more about this field. Find things like job outlook, expected salary, and many other job specific stats.

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    Industry Expert Instructors

    Our industry-leading instructors, equipped with years of experience and knowledge, are prepared to mentor and guide the next generation of electrical students.

    Jayden Priest

    An electrical instructor who loves golfing and long walks with his wife, Jayden has residential and commercial electrical construction experience and focuses on teaching codebook (nec) skills so students gain the knowledge and confidence to get licensed.

     

    TJ Empey

    With 12 years of experience across commercial and residential electrical projects, TJ enjoys fishing, cooking, and teaching hands-on labs that students find extremely helpful in gaining the knowledge needed to jump into this growing industry.

    Electrical Industry Partners

    Dixie Technical College's OAC program collaborates closely with industry partners, ensuring that its curriculum remains highly relevant and applicable to the dynamic demands of the modern workplace.

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