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Program Name:
Industrial Electrician
 

Program Number:
50-413-1

Please Note:  You must have a signed apprenticeship contract before enrolling in apprentice-related instruction. For assistance with the apprenticeship process contact the appropriate Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards Training Representative or the technical college offering related instruction.

Offered At These Colleges:
Chippewa Valley
Fox Valley
Lakeshore
Madison Area
Milwaukee Area
Moraine Park
Nicolet Area
Northcentral
Northeast Wisconsin
Southwest Wisconsin
Waukesha County
Western


Description:
The industrial/maintenance electrician maintains and repairs many different types of electrical equipment. They may also modify or install electrical equipment like motors, transformers, generators, machine controls and lighting systems in industrial, commercial and public establishments. The electrician is responsible for the periodic inspection of equipment to locate and repair defects before breakdowns occur.

Work Requirements:

Training Details:
4-year training program
7,424 hours on-the-job training
576 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
The apprentice is taught the theory and the knowledge related to safety procedures while working with electrical components. Instruction also consists of local, state, and national electrical codes pertaining to the industrial application

Application Requirements:
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
Entry requirements vary by employer
High school diploma or equivalent
Physically able to perform trade
Applicants apply directly to participating employers

Median Salary After Completion:
$54,688

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