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We Help You Find an Electrical Job + You Enroll in Electrical Training = IEC’s Apprenticeship Program

IEC helps you get the electrical job and teaches you the skills to grow your career!

Want an exciting career without college or student loans? You can help the world run on electricity with IEC! IEC’s electrical training, or apprenticeship program lets you earn while you learn and become certified by the US Dept. of Labor as an electrician. The program assists you to find an electrical job and train to be a high paid electrician that is in high demand.

Steps to Apply 1.Complete the application.  2. Receive IEC job referrals to help find the right contractor to work with.  3. Attend an Open House and enroll in the 4-week Basic Skills Installer Program.  Enroll in IEC’s apprenticeship program and Game On! Time to Earn While You Learn…then Level Up!  You can retrieve job referrals from IEC year round with both online and classroom programs starting year round throughout Georgia.

 

Earn While You Learn

  • As an Apprentice you earn your pay from the IEC contractor you are working for while you enrolled in the program.
  • Your pay will be based on your experience but you are not required to have experience!  
  • When training starts you will attend classes once a week after work in the evening either in classroom or online.
  • You can possibly double your pay in just four years.
  • You can earn up to 41 hours of college credit. More options for your future!
  • Only government certified programs like IEC’s can certify you as an Electrician, NOT a technical school, so this is a sure way to go!

Eligibility & Application

  • You must have a High School Diploma or GED and have reliable transportation.
  • If you are in high school you must be 16 years old and enrolled in your high school’s work-based learning program and have counselor’s approval.
  • You must have an email address, internet access, and a computer or smart phone to attend class.

US Certified Apprenticeship Program

  • You become a certified Journeyman with this program. What does this mean? The US Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship (OA) certifies IEC’s Electrical Apprenticeship Program.
  • You are a nationally recognized Electrician by the Office of Apprenticeship when you complete 2 parts for certification: 8000 hours, or 4 years of on the job training and 576 hours of classroom related training. IEC gives you this when you complete the program!
  • You get your On the Job Training hours when we help you find work with an IEC contractor.
  • When you finish IEC and graduate, you will receive a journey worker card that recognizes your skills in all 50 states.
  • You can take the license exam because you now have your journey worker card, pass the exam and become an electrician!
  • Once you become an Electrician there are other career opportunities such as Estimator, Foreman, or Project Manager. It’s up to you how far you go!

Cost & Financial Aid

  • Work with an IEC Contractor and your tuition is $990 to $1,350 per year.
  • Book costs are from $500 – $667 per year.
  • Workforce Investment Act Eligible.
  • Multiple Scholarships available throughout the year.

Available On-Site and online for Atlanta and Online only for the Rest of Georgia

IEC helps you find a job with an IEC contractor and trains you for an electrical career! This is apprenticeship! The apprenticeship program operates with the US Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship Standards. The two requirements are: minimum of 576 hours of classroom training and 8,000 hours (up to 4 years) of on the job training. IEC helps you accomplish this!

When you complete classroom training, job training and graduate, you will receive a Journey-person Certification that recognizes your skills in all 50 states.

*You must have a high school diploma or GED and have reliable transportation.

IEC Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All applicants are accepted on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. AA/EEO

**After you submit your application you will receive an email with your next steps. Check your spam/junk folder if you don’t see it in your inbox within 24 hours**

THE PROGRAM

ATLANTA

19 COUNTIES

Barrow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Cobb, Coweta, Clayton, Dekalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, Paulding, Rockdale, Spalding, Walton

Rest of Georgia

CREDENTIALS

Classroom Training Hours
Job Training Hours
Recognized In Every State