Four-Year Electrician Apprentice Program FAQ s
IECRM is the Rocky Mountain region s largest electrical apprentice training institution with over 1,300 students in the program each year. We are the first and only State Approved electrical training school in Colorado.
Quick Facts about IECRM
- IECRM is the largest electrical trade school in Colorado and Wyoming, with over 1,300 students annually
- Recognized by the US DOL Office of Apprenticeship (OA/BAT)
- Approved and regulated by The Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools Board
- Campuses in Denver and Ft. Collins. as well as a Live-Online Program for remote and out-of-state students
- Classes meet once a week and start at 5:30pm
- 95% of our students are employed while pursuing their education
- Tuition assistance is available for unemployed students.
- Veterans. Apprentice training is GI Bill-applicable, and IECRM gives Veterans priority in terms of Tuition Assistance. as long as all other T.A. requirements are satisfied.
- Students can get up to 44 hours of transferable credit toward Colorado Community College coursework, and graduates can get up to 37 college credit hours through the American Council of Education (ACE)
- IECRM offers the Davis-Bacon Wage Benefit OA/BAT Program . which provides a tiered scale of prevailing wage salary and benefits to qualified apprentices
For more information on the career opportunities and benefits of an IECRM education, call IECRM at 303-853-4886.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What does it take to become an electrician?
In order to take the license exam to become a Journeyman electrician, an individual must have a combination of 4 years of apprentice experience (8,000 hours on-the-job training). and at least 288 hours of classroom training. Please see this link to Title 12, Article 23 of Colorado s Revised Statutes for more detailed information.
How can IECRM help me find a job as an apprentice?
A major benefit of IECRM is our large network of nearly 200 local electrical contractors in Colorado and Wyoming. (IECRM is a trade association in addition to being an educational institution.)
1. Get on our Hire List, which contractors use to find new apprentices please follow these instructions .
2. In addition, please visit our ONLINE JOB BOARD to see a current list of local companies hiring for new apprentices!
When do classes start at IECRM for NEW apprentice students?
New students ( First Year Apprentices ) begin their first year of classroom training at IECRM in August of every year, and the first year ends in May/June of the next year. There are two semesters in a school year.
Important Dates for 2017-18 Students
Attend class in Denver, Fort. Collins or Live-Online.
June 19 th July 23 rd