What are 'Electrical Apprenticeship Programs? (ELAP)'
The Electrical Apprenticeship Program prepares students to become licensed electricians. All instructors are licensed journeyman electricians. Courses include lecture and hands-on lab instruction under close supervision of the instructors. After completing the Electrical Apprenticeship Program and the required on the job training period (four years verifiable experience), the student should be prepared to take the examination for the Journeyman's Electrician License administered by the State of Nebraska.
Metropolitan Community College's Electrical Apprenticeship Program consists of four years divided into two quarters per year. Each quarter consists of two classes per week for eleven weeks for a total of seven credit hours per quarter. Classes are offered two evenings a week, September through February.
It is highly recommended that students find a job as an apprentice while attending classes in the apprenticeship program.
Is it for you?
If you have a strong work ethic, enjoy hands-on work and the ability to work as a team member, this program is for you!
Jobs and Salary Expectations
It is highly recommended that work experience and the apprenticeship program be done concurrently. Below is a current occupation profile.
Electricians Occupation Profile
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