Nov 29, 2021  
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog 
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies, 1-yr Certificate

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Total Program Credits: 48

Estimated Program Length: Varies

Offered by the Advanced Technology  Division, 541.463.5380

Certificate of Completion   

Program Coordinator Joy Crump, Bldg. 15 Rm. 201, 541.463.5496,

Dean Lynn Nakamura

Purpose Students may earn a Certificate of Completion in Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies by successfully completing core related training credits, and completing related instruction in communications, computation, and human relations.

Learning Outcomes  

  • Apply theory to electrical wiring.
  • Repair and install electrical wire devices according to licensure regulations to meet National Electrical Code and Oregon Building Codes Division for Inside Electrician, Limited Energy Technician-License A, and/or Manufacturing Plant Electrician.

Licensing & Certification An apprenticeship "Award of Completion" issued by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship and Training Division certifies that an individual has been trained in all aspects of an occupation and has met the requirements for program completion. This certificate is recognized throughout Oregon and industry-wide as a valid indicator of high quality, standardized training, and it provides on-the-job training documentation for community college credit. Licensing or Other Certification: Electrician trades require successful completion of trade-specific licensure examinations through the Oregon Building Codes Division.

Admission Information Students must be registered apprentices with the State of Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries and accepted by a Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee. Selection to the program is by a point system from a pool of qualified applicants. Information on the point system is available at the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries website: In most cases, minimum qualifications to begin an apprenticeship include a minimum age of 18 years, a high school diploma with a GPA of 2.0 or higher or GED, and a minimum of a "C" grade for one year of high school algebra (or equivalent).


Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022

Career Pathways Roadmap

Lane County openings - 90 annually
Statewide openings - 1054 annually

Lane County average hourly - $31.21; average annual - $64,917
Oregon average hourly - $33.82; average annual - $70,355

Apprentice Wages - Although wages vary, the average starting wage of an apprentice is about 50 percent of a journey worker's rate of pay. Apprentices usually earn a five-percent raise every six months if training and school performance is satisfactory. Check the Bureau of Labor and Industries website:

Estimated Program Cost

Books   $1,275
Resident Tuition and General Student Fees   $8,035
  Total Estimated Cost $9,310

*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.

Program Notes

  • Complete 6000-8000 hours of State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training and provide a State of Oregon Apprenticeship Training Journey-level card or BOLI-ATD Certificate of Completion.
  • Prerequisites are required for some courses. See Courses .
  • If math is taken in the self-paced format through the Math Resource Center, then all credits must be completed in order to meet the math requirement.

General Education

GENERAL EDUCATION courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Program Core Courses

CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C or better. P/NP is not accepted.

Manufacturing Plant Electrician

Journeyman card from Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship and Training Division (22 credits)

  • State of Oregon Apprenticeship Training Journey-level card or BOLI-ATD Certificate of Completion - 22 Credit(s)


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