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Electrical Union Apprenticeship Certificate Apprenticeship Education Total Units: 41.5
Term Effective: Fall 2022


While completing the Electrical Union Apprenticeship Certificate of Achievement (Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee's Inside Wireman Program), apprentices are paid while they work and learn. Wages start at 40% of journeyman electrician's wages and increase 5% every six months or one thousand hours.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Apply mathematical operations and formulae to solve basic problems.
  2. Interpret information and solve basic word problems.
  3. Describe and demonstrate electrical principles and regulations related to General Electricians' trade.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of theory and regulations of General Electricians' trade.
  5. Apply best practices in practical environment related to General Electricians' trade.
  6. Identify lighting controls and how they function.
  7. Describe how lighting controls are installed.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Electrical Union Apprenticeship Certificate program are:

  • Complete 41.5 units from
    • Electrical Union Apprenticeship

Electrical Union Apprenticeship - complete 41.50 units
APED 220.1Apprentice Electricians, First Semester4.00
APED 220.2Apprentice Electricians, Second Semester4.00
APED 220.3Apprentice Electricians, Third Semester4.00
APED 220.4Apprentice Electricians, Fourth Semester4.00
APED 220.5Apprentice Electricians, Fifth Semester4.00
APED 220.6Apprentice Electricians, Sixth Semester4.00
APED 220.7Apprentice Electricians, Seventh Semester4.00
APED 220.8Apprentice Electricians, Eighth Semester4.00
APED 220.9Apprentice Electricians, Ninth Semester4.00
APED 220.10Apprentice Electricians, Tenth Semester4.00
APED 321Apprentice Electricians Mathematics Review1.00
APED 220.11California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program0.50

Term Effective: Fall 2022

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Apprenticeship: Electrical - effective Fall 2020
Apprenticeship: Electrical - effective Fall 2019
Apprenticeship: Electrical - effective Fall 2018

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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