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School Information

Registered apprentices in the Area 1 Limited Energy apprenticeship program complete the in-class portion of their training at Clackamas Community College in Wilsonville. Classes are one night a week in the fall, winter, and spring. Please see the limited energy calendar for school dates.

Registration & Class Information

The apprenticeship department will email out school letters with information on your upcoming class and books about one month prior to the start of each term. You can also look on your FlashPoint dashboard for a projected schedule for each school year.

You will sign in and register with Eva Sizelove on the first night of class at the college. Registration will begin one hour before the first class of the term. You will not register directly with Clackamas Community College.

Reminder: Only registered apprentices may register for class.

Related Training Books

Most required related training books are available at the Powell’s Technical Book Store located at 1005 W. Burnside St. in Portland, OR. Every term, information on reselling used related training books will also be emailed out. For a list of books used in Fall Term 2019, please click here.

Codes Class Students

Please print the three documents below for Codes class (final class in the program).

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Financial Aid

The Limited Energy Training Trust awards scholarships on an annual basis. Scholarship applications are emailed out around May or June of every year and the scholarships are awarded in July.

Financial aid is also available through Clackamas Community College. Please click here for information on the FAFSA application process, and click here for information on scholarships available through the college.

Degree Information

Related training classes in the Area 1 Limited Energy apprenticeship program are accredited through Clackamas Community College and can count toward a Certificate of Completion (Class B apprentices) or Associate of Applied Science degree (Class A apprentices). Apprentices may receive the certificate or degree through the college once they complete the program requirements and pass the state license exam.

Student Support Services

Clackamas Community College offers a variety of student services including counseling, academic advising, and a Disability Resource Center. For more information, please see the Student Services page on the CCC website here.

Registered apprentices must log their on-the-job training hours by submitting Monthly Progress Reports online by the 10th of every month.

Resources for Current Apprentices

Wage Scale

Training agents are required to pay their apprentices at minimum the percentage of average journey worker wage that corresponds to their current period (level) in the apprenticeship program.

Class A Limited Energy Technician: $32.00
Effective June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020

Period Percentage Wage Minimum OJT CPR/First Aid Card Minimum Related Training
1st year apprentice
1st 50 % $ 16.00 0 Obtain within 90 days 0
2nd 58 % $ 18.56 500 Current 48 hours (Complete 1 Class)
3rd 63 % $ 20.16 1500 Current 96 hours (Complete 2 Classes)
2nd year apprentice
4th 68 % $ 21.76 3000 Current 192 hours (Complete 4 Classes)
5th 73 % $ 23.36 3500 Current 240 hours (Complete 5 Classes)
3rd year apprentice
6th 79 % $ 25.28 5000 Current 336 hours (Complete 7 Classes)
Referred To Test $ 25.28 6000 Current 432 hours (Complete 9 Classes)

Class B Limited Energy Technician: $30.00
Effective June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020

Period Percentage Wage Minimum OJT CPR/First Aid Card Minimum Related Training
1st year apprentice
1st 50 % $ 15.00 0 Obtain within 90 days 0
2nd 60 % $ 18.00 500 Current 48 hours (Complete 1 Class)
3rd 65 % $ 19.50 1500 Current 96 hours (Complete 2 Classes)
2nd year apprentice
4th 75 % $ 22.50 3000 Current 192 hours (Complete 4 Classes)
Referred To Test $ 22.50 4000 Current 288 hours (Complete 6 Classes)

CPR/First Aid Classes

Apprentices are required to obtain an Adult CPR/First Aid card within their first 90 days in the program and maintain a current card throughout its duration. IEC of Oregon regularly offers CPR/First aid classes to satisfy this requirement. You can view upcoming classes here.

Apprentices Referred to Test

If you have been referred to test and recently took your state exam, you can check the Building Codes Division website to see if you passed by clicking here. If you see your name posted with a license number, please send the apprenticeship department an email letting us know that you passed.

Washington State Trainee Card

If your employer has you work in Washington State, then you will need to obtain a trainee card to perform any electrical work there. If your employer needs you to obtain a card, you can find the necessary information on the Washington State Labor & Industries website here.

Veterans’ Benefits


This apprenticeship program is approved by the VA to offer VA benefits. If eligible, you may use veterans’ benefits while registered in this program. For more information, please see the Veterans Benefits Administration website here or call the VA at (888) 442-4551.