Curriculum

Journeyman License Online

One of the best apprenticeship training programs in the industry


Quizzes, exams, and labs are completed online. At the end of the program, students receive a Journeyman License and will have completed 24 hours of college credit.

The Apprenticeship Training Program curriculum is reviewed and revised annually by the IEC National Apprenticeship and Training Committee to include the latest changes in technology and code.



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FIRST YEAR
  • Orientation, The Independent Way, Hazcom, Safety
  • Living Room/Study Circuits, Series/Parallel Circuits
  • Hand Tools, Math & Reading Evaluations
  • Laundry Outlets, Proportional Values
  • General Info: Electrical installations, Intro to Electricity, Whole Numbers, Fractions
  • Garage Circuits, Kirchoff's Laws
  • Electrical Symbols, Outlets, Circuit Theory, Decimal Fractions
  • Rec. Rooms and Workshops, Thevenin's Theorem
  • Water Pumps and Heaters, Current Sources, Superposition
  • Lighting and Appliance Circuits; Static Electricity, Percents, Averages
  • Kitchen Outlets
  • Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Basic Circuits, Powers and Roots
  • Special Purpose Outlets
  • Heating Systems Switch Control, Receptacle Bonding, etc., Magnetism, Measures
  • Low Voltage Systems
  • Ground Fault Protection, Resistors, Ratio & Proportion
  • Lamp Identification, Low Voltage Lighting
  • Fire Alarm and Security Systems Lighting Fixtures, OHMS Law-Series Circuits, Formulas
  • Remote Control Systems, Knots and Rigging
  • Bedroom Lighting, Parallel Circuits
  • Pipe Bending Lighting Branch Circuits, Using Fractions in Current Dividers
  • Service Entrance Equipment
  • Entryway Lighting, Trigonometry
  • Swimming Pools
  • Kitchen Circuits
SECOND YEAR
  • Orientation Safety and Math Review
  • DC Generators
  • Trigonometry, Vector Math and Hazcom
  • DC Motors
  • Introduction to AC Electricity
  • 3 Phase Alternators
  • Inductance in AC Circuits
  • 3 Phase Motors
  • Resistive-Inductive Circuits
  • Single Phase Motors
  • Capacitance
  • Series and Parallel Resistive-Capactive Circuits
  • Troubleshooting Motor Winding and Components
  • Resistive - Inductive - Capacitive Series & Parallel
  • Control Circuits Conductors, Components & Connection
  • Three Phase AC
  • General Wiring, Conduit and Box Sizing
  • Single Phase Transformers
  • Outlets, Lighting, Appliances and Heating
  • Three Phase Transformers
  • Services and Feeder Calculations
  • Installing Transformers and Transformer Vaults
  • Grounding, Bonding and Overcurrent Protection
  • Transformer Sizing and Protection
  • Hazardous Locations and Motor Circuit Winding
  • Secondary Ties, Transformer Windings
  • Health Care Facilities and Emergency Systems
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Industrial and Commercial Wiring
  • Special Applications Wiring
THIRD YEAR
  • Registration and Orientation
  • Introduction to Motor Controls
  • Motor and 3-Phase System Review
  • Introduction to Logic & Line Diagrams
  • Transformer Review
  • Motor Controls-Lab Session #1
  • Part 1-Drawings: The Language of the Industry
  • Contactors, Starters and Solenoids
  • Part 1-Drawings: The Language of the Industry
  • AC/DC Contactors and Magnetic Motor Starters
  • Part 2-Reading Prints for Trade Information
  • Time Delay and Logic
  • Part 2-Reading Prints for Trade Information
  • Motor Control-Lab Session #2
  • Part 3-Multi-Family Construction
  • Application and Installation of Control Devices
  • Part 4-Commercial Construction
  • Reversing Circuits
  • Part 4-Commercial Construction
  • Power Distribution Systems
  • Part 4-Commercial Construction
  • Motor Controls-Lab Session #3
  • Introduction to Grounding
  • Hazardous Locations
  • Grounding Conductors
  • Special Hazardous Locations
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Signs and Sign Connections
  • Fault Currents/Semester Review Basic
  • Fiber Optic
FOURTH YEAR
  • Orientation and Safety
  • Introduction to Fire Protection Signaling Systems and Devices
  • Solid State Electronic Control Devices
  • Installation, Start-up, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Fire Alarm Systems
  • Electromechanical and Solid State Relays
  • Fire Alarms Lab
  • Advanced Controls-Lab #1
  • NEC and Related Standards, Safety Regulations, Power Systems
  • Photoelectric and Proximity Controls
  • Services, Switchboards and Panelboards
  • Programmable Controllers
  • Conductors and Overcurrent Protection Devices
  • Advanced Controls-Lab #2
  • Lightning Protection and Grounding
  • AC Reduced Voltage Starters
  • Designing and Installing Wiring Systems
  • Accelerating and Decelerating Methods
  • Branch and Feeder Circuits
  • Advanced Controls-Lab #3
  • Receptacle and Lighting and Switching Outlets
  • Preventative Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Motors and Motor Compressors
  • Advanced Controls-Lab #4
  • Transformers
  • Leadership
  • Hazardous Locations
  • Load Calculations

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Montana Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)
PO Box 6955, Helena, MT 59604
Tel: 406-431-9836
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