A unique electrician apprenticeship path of study
- Study close to home at our campus in Paterson
- The average salary for an electrician is $72,600 in NJ
- Graduates are prepared to enter an apprenticeship with the NJIECA, and upon completion of their first year apprenticeship exam will be awarded second-year apprentice status.
Frequently asked questions about Electrician Apprenticeship
What is an Electrician?
If you become an electrician you will be able to grow professionally and personally. The career is life-long and so will the learning in order to keep up new technologies. An electrician can find work anywhere. The average pay nationally is over $60,000 and there are many job options.
What do students learn for Electrician Apprenticeship?
- practical skills.
- the ability to follow technical drawings, building plans and wiring diagrams.
- the ability to work carefully, methodically and safely.
- planning and organizational skills.
- problem-solving skills.
What type of places or positions do Electrician students work in after graduation?
Since just about any business or organization requires someone to install, repair and maintain their electrical system, electricians work in a wide range of places.
What certifications and affiliations are offered through the Electrician Apprenticeship program?
Becoming a licensed electrician or even apprenticeship permits access to becoming a Union member.
What kind of person would be make a good Electrician?
Someone who is dependable, who is honest, who has endurance along with patience and self control.
Students should be aware that in some careers overtime, working holidays and working in inclement weather will be a requirement of employment.