Electrical Apprentice
  • Certificate

Completion of this program satisfies the Montana Department of Labor and Industry requirement for the educational component of the electrical apprenticeship program, and it is intended to be only for currently registered electrical apprentices. The program is scheduled for a succession of eight semesters, fall and spring, followed by one summer semester. In conjunction with the required work experience, this program provides students the training necessary to work in the field of electrical wiring in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Read simple wiring diagrams;
  • Read, interpret, and produce solutions to application problems at the introductory technical mathematics level;
  • Recognize and then act using the skills needed in a situation requiring first aid and/or CPR;
  • Relate, in detail, the NEC to residential wiring methods;
  • Effectively use ammeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, and phase detectors in testing and troubleshooting DC and AC motors;
  • Describe the construction of a single phase transformer including parts and relationships;
  • Describe safety practices that relate to all types of rigging;
  • Prepare a cost estimate for a residential, commercial, or industrial application;
  • Employ appropriate procedures to safely and correctly install various electrical circuits and raceways; and
  • Determine the proper wire and cable installations required by the NEC for various residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

Interested? We would love to be in touch with you!

For general information, contact:
William Richards, OT Navigator
OT 204
(406) 756-4862
wrichards@fvcc.edu
Advisor
Dick Frisk
OT 116 B
(406) 756-4383
rfrisk@fvcc.edu
For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.