Inside Electricians Apprenticeship

Electrician workingApprenticeship Program - Inside Electricians

Trade Coordinator: Randall Tyle
Phone: 541-344-6473
Website: Mid Oregon Chapter - Check for Application Openings!

Job Description
Inside electricians perform electrical installations, construction, maintenance, repair and service. They work on electrical construction projects ranging from single-family residences to state-of-the-art industrial plants. They install conduits and wire lighting, switches, converters, and complex computerized systems.


  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of one year of high school algebra with a grade of 'C' or better (or equivalent). Equivalent may be one term
    of College Algebra Math 60 and 65 or Math 70 with a grade of 'C' or better.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of acceptance into the program.

*Local apprenticeship committee may require additional qualifications.

Working Conditions
Electricians work outside in the mud, dirt, cold, sun, rain and snow; inside homes and climate-controlled modern offices; and in clean rooms in hospitals and manufacturing plants. The work requires standing, bending, crawling, lifting, climbing, pulling, and reaching and working in cramped spaces or on ladders and scaffolding. Hazards include falling, electric shocks, burns and falling objects.

Average Journey-level Wage
$43.00 per hour

Recommended High School or College Courses

  • Trade Skills Fundamentals
  • Electrical Wiring for the Trades
  • Introduction to Advanced Technology
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Integer Math
  • Calculus
  • Physics
  • Drafting
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Electrical related
  • Electronics
  • Welding

Length of Apprenticeship
Approximately 8,000 hours of on-the-job training and 576 hours of "In Class" related training are required for completion of apprenticeship.

Associate of Applied Science Degree - ** Catalog Listing
Lane's AAS degree in Electrical Apprenticeship Technologies can be earned once a student meets the requirements for both related training and general education.