Apprenticeship

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Here at IEC of Oregon, we know that apprenticeship changes lives.

Apprenticeship is occupational training that combines on-the-job experience with approved employers and classroom instruction, providing you with a steadily increasing income while preparing you to become a licensed journey worker in a trade. It is recognized across the United States as a pathway to a lifelong career, a competitive salary, an education, and advancement within an industry.

ARE YOU READY TO BEGIN YOUR LIFELONG CAREER?

IEC of Oregon offers two electrical apprenticeship programs:

Limited Energy Technician

PORTLAND METRO AREA

Embark on a career on the cutting-edge of the electrical industry. As a limited energy technician, you will be part of an ever-evolving, innovative trade. Limited energy technicians work on electrical systems under 100 volts, including communications, audio-visual, specialized controls, and protective signaling systems.

General Journeyman (Inside) Electrician

SALEM & WILLAMETTE VALLEY AREA

Become an in-demand professional in a growing industry. As an inside electrician, you will perform installations, construction, maintenance, repairs, and service on electrical systems. Start your career today.

“The IEC apprenticeship program has given me a purpose. I am so proud to be a working woman in this trade because it is so challenging and rewarding.”

– Haley, First Year Inside Electrical Apprentice

Apprenticeship laws vary by state. For more information on apprenticeship and licensing in Oregon and Washington, please see the resources below.