Aug 15, 2020  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog

Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies, AAS

Length: 90 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $13,948

  • Books/Materials - $1,750
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $12,198

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Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to provide a structured system of training in the electrician trade or occupation leading to certification and journey-level status, only for apprentices who are sponsored by individual employers, accepted by a Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, and registered with the State of Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Perform the duties and responsibilities of the electrician trade/occupation.
  • Apply theory to electrical wiring.
  • Demonstrate and use industry safety standards.
  • Develop attitudes conducive to improve customer relations skills in the electrician trade.
  • Develop communication and critical thinking skills necessary for job advancement.
  • Use appropriate library and information resources to research professional issues and support lifelong learning.
  • Access library, computing, and communications services, and appropriately select information and data from regional, national, and international networks.
  • Represent, analyze and determine rules for finding patterns relating to linear functions, non-linear functions and arithmetic sequences with tables, graphs, and symbolic rules.
  • Adapt to new job requirements to qualify for advancement in becoming lead supervisors.
  • Repair and install electrical wire devices according to licensure regulations to meet National Electrical Code and Oregon Building Codes Division for Inside Wire Electrician, Limited Energy Technician-License A and License B, Limited Maintenance Electrician, and Manufacturing Plant Electrician.

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. In most cases, minimum qualifications to begin an apprenticeship include a minimum age of 18 years, a high school diploma or GED, and high school or college level Algebra with a C grade or higher (or equivalent).

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Complete all courses listed in one of the following trades. CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C or better. P/NP is not accepted.

Limited Maintenance Electrician (20 credits)

Manufacturing Plant Electrician (40 credits)

Program Electives

ELECTIVES must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. Elective credits will be different depending on which trade students choose to pursue. Complete credits to meet 90 total credits for the program. Select courses from the list below. Contact your Academic Advisor or Program Coordinator for help determining the number of Elective credits required.

Journeyman card from Oregon BOLI (22 credits)

State of Oregon Apprenticeship Training Journey-level card or Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship and Training Division (BOLI-ATD) Certificate of Completion will be the equivalent of 22 Credits.


  • This program follows Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements  unless otherwise specified.
  • This is the parent program for the Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies: Trade Worker Apprenticeship Technologies, CPC .
  • Complete 4000-8000 hours 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.
  • This program is articulated with Oregon Institute of Technology, which requires a higher-level math course than is required for the program. Contact your Academic Advisor for help with transfer to OIT.Students using lower-credit courses to meet General Education requirements may need to take additional Electives to meet the 90-credit minimum.

Licensing and 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. In addition, the Oregon community college Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies pathway provides statewide transfer opportunities, laddered certificates of completion, and an optional transfer path into Oregon Institute of Technology Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Management or Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Technology and Management. The Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies pathway includes an advising guide with a set of recommended courses that satisfy both the AAS degree and the Oregon Transfer Module (OTM). Students who complete the recommended set of OTM courses may apply for 45 credits of guaranteed block transfer to any other community college. Electrician trades require successful completion of trade-specific licensure examinations through the Oregon Building Codes Division.