Training Programs

Electrical (Construction) Apprenticeship Program

Term:
Five (5) Years

Training:
On-The-Job-Training - Minimum 8000 Hours. Paid Related Instruction - Minimum 800 hours attending Paid Related Instruction. Classes are attended one full day (eight hours) every two (2) weeks during the school year. Apprentices are paid to attend the first 640 hours with the remaining 160 hours to be attended at the Apprentice's own time and expense.

Unpaid Related Instruction
Apprentices are required to attend a minimum of 180 hours of class instruction as designated by the Committee, on their own time. This is usually accomplished in a night school setting.

Wages:
The Electrical (Construction) Apprenticeship Program is divided into six (6) Pay Periods. The wage at each level is a designated percentage of the Journeyworker Electrician's Base Wage Rate. Advancement to each subsequent level is determined by successful completion of hours and training acquired.

Completion:
Upon completion of the Wisconsin River Valley Area Electrical (Construction) Apprenticeship Program, apprentices are advanced to Journeyworker status.

TeleCommunication (Voice, Data, Video) Apprenticeship Program

Training:
On-The-Job-Training - Minimum 4800 Hours. Paid Related Instruction - Minimum 432 hours attending Paid Related Instruction. Classes are attended one full day (eight hours) every two (2) weeks during the school year.

Unpaid Related Instruction
Apprentices are required to attend class instruction as designated by the Committee, on their own time. This is usually accomplished in a night school setting.

Wages:
The TeleCommunications (Voice, Date, Video) Apprenticeship Program is divided into six (6) Pay Periods. The wage at each level is a designated percentage of the Installer-Technician's Base Wage Rate. Advancement to each subsequent level is determined by successful completion of hours and training acquired.

Completion:
Upon completion of the TeleCommunications (Voice, Data, Video) Apprenticeship Program, apprentices are advanced to Installer-Technicians status.