Front Message

This is a three-year building trades program. You will be trained to work as a construction electrician on residential locations. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of a qualified Residential Wireman doing electrical construction, renovation, and maintenance on single family and duplex residences, townhouses, and apartment buildings.

Completion

If residential work is your interest, then apply for the Residential Apprentice program. Upon successful completion of this program and the accumulation of 8000 hours of on-the-job training, you will be classified as a "Residential Wireman." You will receive 160 hours of related classroom training per year and you will earn 4800 hours of the 8000 hours of on-the-job training while completing the program. At the completion of the 8000 hours of on-the-job training you will be prepared to take your licensing examination.

Wages

Hourly   wage rates for a “Residential Apprentice” are figured as a percentage of the   current journeyman wage rate as follows (Indentured after June 1, 2008;   effective through June 2, 2013):
Apprentice:
Period   Base Rate Vacation Total
1st @   50%  $         11.48  $          1.61  $     13.09
2nd @   55%  $         12.63  $          1.77  $     14.40
3rd @   60%  $         13.78  $          1.93  $     15.71
4th @   65%  $         14.92  $          2.09  $     17.01
5th @   70%  $         16.07  $          2.25  $     18.32
6th @   80%  $         18.37  $          2.57  $     20.94
Residential Wireman @   90%  $         20.66  $          2.89  $     23.55
Residential            JRN Wireman @ 100%  $         22.96  $          3.21  $     26.17

Questions?

If you have questions this program, please contact the Electrical Apprentice School, (734) 475-1180.