Industrial Electrician

4/5-year, 28-credit Apprenticeship

Industrial electricians work to install, test, troubleshoot, maintain and repair electrical equipment in industrial/commercial settings. Through this apprenticeship, gain knowledge about AC/DC fundamentals, motors, hydraulics/ pneumatics, programmable logic controls and transformers, and develop a solid understanding of codes, safety issues, schematic drawings and schematic print readings.

Additional details about this program:

  • Obtain employment with approval for apprenticeship training.
  • The State of Wisconsin oversees the apprenticeship system and will contact WCTC to set a class schedule.
  • The schedule will be sent to the student from WCTC. (Application to WCTC is not necessary by the student.)
  • Obtain further information about apprenticeship programs by contacting the local apprenticeship representative by visiting the State‚Äôs Department of Workforce Development website.
  • Wages of recent graduates per Graduate Follow-up Report
    • Salary Range: $56,740-$84,175
    • Average Salary: $65,956
    • Median Salary: $56,959
    • Average Hourly Wage: $26.37

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 413-501 Industrial Electrician Rel I4  
 
Total Semester Credits
4
  
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 413-502 Industrial Electrician Rel II4  
 
Total Semester Credits
4
  
Third Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 413-503 Industrial Electrician Rel III4  
 
Total Semester Credits
4
  
Fourth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 413-504 Industrial Electrician Rel IV4  
 
Total Semester Credits
4
  
Fifth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 413-505 Industrial Electrician Rel V4  
 
Total Semester Credits
4
  
Sixth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 413-508 Industrial Electrician Rel VI3  
 419-501 Apprentice Hydraulics1  
 
Total Semester Credits
4
  
Seventh Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 413-509 Industrial Electrician Rel VII3  
 419-502 Pneumatics for Apprentices1  
 
Total Semester Credits
4
  
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.