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Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship


Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Gain the skills to install, repair, modify, and maintain electrical systems that make lives better & brighter.

Our pre-apprenticeship program is designed to prepare you with the hands-on training, practical skills, and core courses needed to get started toward career success and satisfaction in the trades. Upon successful completion of our program, trainees earn Core and Level 1 NCCER trade certifications as well as *2,000 hours of on-the-job training credit, which qualifies you for employment with an organization that can sponsor your continued education as a registered apprentice.

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Florida Trade Academy’s Electrical Program

  • 150 hours of live virtual classes and hands-on training
  • All trainees are registered in the National Center for Construction Education & Research’s (NCCER) registry to track earned credentials.
  • Weeks 1-8 Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills NCCER Certification
  • Weeks 9-24: Level 1 NCCER Electrical Certification

*2,000 OTJ hours are applied when entering an ABC Florida Gulf Coast Registered Apprenticeship

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Electrical Career Outlook

As both residential and commercial sectors in Florida and across the US continue to grow, qualified electricians will increasingly be in demand, offering you a wide range of employment opportunities.

Prospects & Partnerships
  • Electricians’ job prospects have also increased with the installation of more modern, energy-saving options and retrofitting of aging buildings.
  • Florida Trade Academy has strong industry partners and will guide graduates toward enrollment in a Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) to continue working toward licensing and certification.
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What Will I Do as an Electrician?

Some common job duties of licensed electricians include:
  • Installing, maintaining, inspecting, and repairing circuit breaker panels, fuse boxes, relays, switches, and other distribution and control equipment
  • Maintaining and repairing high-voltage equipment such as power lines and transformers
  • Installing supports for heavy electrical equipment
  • Diagnosing and replacing common electrical problems such as failed fuses, overloaded circuits, and faulty wiring
  • Creating wiring plans to align with new construction plans and local electrical codes
  • Assembling, installing, and repairing household appliances
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