The Electrician Apprentice (ELC) Program consists of a series of technical core courses covering the required classroom-related instruction for people who wish to become journeyman electrical workers. The program requires a minimum of 800 hours of related instruction and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training.
|ELC-120||Introduction to Apprenticeship|
|ELC-121||Electrical Theory and Code|
|ELC-122||Lighting and Transformers|
|ELC-123||Motors and Wiring Systems|
|ELC-125||Safe Electrical Work Practices|
|ELC-140||The Labor Movement 1865-1980|
|ELC-141||Labor Movement 1975 to Present|
|ELC-247||Advanced Studies I|
|ELC-248||Advanced Studies II|
|ELC-249||Electrician Internship I|
|WLD-180||Independent Study in Welding|
|WLD-181||Special Topics Welding|
Students interested in applying for the program need to go through a selection process established by the JATC Local Union 364. For more information, visit www.ibew364.org/Training/ or call (815) 969-8484.
Those who successfully complete the Electrician Apprentice Program are employed as residential or commercial wiremen, linemen, and/or advanced journeypersons.
Students should meet with a Career Advisor to develop a clear academic pathway leading to a seamless transfer experience. For additional possibilities that may require an advanced degree or certification, make an appointment with a Career Advisor.
Both the National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers recognize, sponsor, and support this program to provide the highly-skilled workforce necessary to meet customer needs and ensure job satisfaction for electrical workers.