Electrical Apprenticeship: Inside Wireman
The courses required for this program are administered by College of San Mateo in conjunction with the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee. Registration is limited to those students fulfilling the related instruction requirements of the State of California as an indentured apprentice. For information, contact the San Mateo County JATC for Electrical Construction Industry of the Technology Division.
Career opportunities: Inside wiremen install electrical service, establish grounding systems, establish power distribution, install raceway systems and wiring, provide power and controls to motors, and install receptacles, lighting systems, and fixtures in commercial, industrial, and residential construction. Employment opportunities in this field are tied to the construction trade industry. Students who successfully complete this program receive journeyman status as an Inside Wireman.
Required preparation: at least 18 years of age; high school diploma or GED; one semester of college-level algebra with a grade of C or higher.