Apprenticeship Training

Discover a Career as a Journeyman

About the Program

Electrical Apprenticeship is a 4-year program. New courses start each fall and run a full academic year (September to May).

Class Options

  • Hybrid: Course content is delivered online and in-class with lab access. Class attendance is required one evening per week.
  • Online: 100% of the course material is delivered over the Internet via an instructor-led course. This does require a motivated individual to dedicate time and stay current with the materials

Entrance Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Work under the constant supervision of a licensed Electrical Journeyman or Master Electrician

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About the Program

HVAC Apprenticeship is a 4-year program. New courses start each fall and run a full academic year (September to May).

Class Options

  • Hybrid: Course content is delivered online and in-class with lab access. Class attendance is required a few times throughout the year. Dates are provided to students at the beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Work under the constant supervision of a licensed HVAC Journeyman

Register Online

About the Program

Plumbing Apprenticeship is a 4-year program. New courses start each fall and run a full academic year (September to May).

Class Options

  • Hybrid: Course content is delivered online and in-class with lab access. Class attendance is required a few times throughout the year. Dates are provided to students at the beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Work under the constant supervision of a licensed Plumbing Journeyman

Register Online

Millwrights perform varied functions in the manufacturing environment. Production depends on the Millwrights' abilities identify and diagnose potential and immediate problems. Perform maintenance; repair or replace mechanisms; and perform a multitude of other duties. A Millwright who has both knowledge and skill enhances safety, production and industry reputation.

About the Program

This is a 30-month program.

Class Options

Please contact our office for individualized registration

Q:  What is an apprenticeship?

A: Apprenticeships are an opportunity for people to gain hands-on training, complete theory coursework, all while earning a paycheck. Apprentices work for an employer of their choosing, who pays their wages and provides the on-the-job training. In Idaho, apprentices are required to have a minimum of 2,000 on-the-job training hours and a minimum of 144 hours of related instruction per year. After completing four (4) years of training, the apprentice can sit for the Idaho Journeyman’s exam.

Q:  How much does it cost?

A: Students planning to enroll in either Electrical, Plumbing, or HVAC course will need to pay the registration fee of $575 for fall semester, $615 for spring semester ($1,190 per year). There are additional fees associated with these courses.

Q: What additional course fees can I expect?

A: Additional fees for the apprentice courses include but are not limited to textbooks, course supplies, and testing fees.

Q: Do I need to have a job before I can enroll in an apprentice course?

A: No, students are not required to be working as an apprentice before enrolling in our course. Students are strongly encouraged to obtain employment in their field while enrolled in the program though.

Q: How to I obtain my Apprentice License?

A: Apply for Apprentice License by completing your application through the regulatory agency, Idaho Division of Building Safety (DBS). For questions about these forms contact DBS directly at 800-955-3044.

Electrical Apprentice Forms

HVAC Apprentice Forms

Plumbing Apprentice Forms

Q: Does this program meet the requirements for the Journeyman’s examination?

A: Yes. After successful completion of the 4-year program and the required hours of on-the-job training, the Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing apprentice may take the journeyman examination. For more information on the journeyman’s exam please contact the Idaho Division of Building Safety at 800-955-3044 or visit their website https://dbs.idaho.gov/exams/. 

For each licensure program, there is a list of states for which we have:

  • Determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirement for licensure or certification
  • Determined that its curriculum does not meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification
  • Not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification.

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