Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories. Electricians typically do the following:
  • Read blueprints or technical diagrams
  • Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems
  • Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment
  • Annual Apprenticeship Program Includes:

  • Registration of Apprentice with D.C. and/or Maryland (if apprenticed) 
  • Attending Council meetings with and on behalf of Registered Employers 
  • Monitoring Apprentice annual progression  
  • Monthly on-site class evaluation for testing and hands-on 
  • Monitoring monthly grades and attendance reporting 
  • Monitoring monthly off-site OJT reporting  
  • Monitor and submission of NCCER Student Certification material
  • Instructor, Lab and Book Fees
  • Course Work

    Electrical 1

    Includes registration fee, books, materials, lab supplies,
    instructor fees, and National Electrical Code Book.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade
    • Electrical Safety
    • Introduction to Electrical Circuits
    • Electrical Theory
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code®
    • Device Boxes
    • Hand Bending
    • Raceways and Fittings
    • Conductors and Cables
    • Basic Electrical Construction Drawings
    • Residential Electrical Services
    • Electrical Test Equipment

    $2,500 ABC Member Rate*
    $3,700 Non-Member Rate*
    *does not include C.O.R.E.

    Electrical 2

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Alternating Current
    • Motors: Theory and Application
    • Electric Lighting
    • Conduit Bending
    • Pull and Junction Boxes
    • Conductor Installations
    • Cable Tray
    • Conductor Terminations and Splices
    • Grounding and Bonding
    • Circuit Breakers and Fuses
    • Control Systems
    • Fundamental Concepts

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate

    Electrical 3

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Load Calculations — Branch Feeders and Circuits
    • Conductor Selection and Calculations
    • Practical Applications of Lighting
    • Hazardous Locations
    • Overcurrent Protection
    • Distribution Equipment
    • Transformers
    • Commercial Electrical Services
    • Motor Calculations
    • Voice, Data, and Video
    • Motor Controls

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate


    Electrical 4

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Load Calculations — Feeders and Services
    • Health Care Facilities
    • Standby and Emergency Systems
    • Basic Electronic Theory
    • Fire Alarm Systems
    • Specialty Transformers
    • Advanced Controls
    • HVAC Controls
    • Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection
    • Motor Operation and Maintenance
    •Medium-Voltage Terminations/Splices
    $2,400 ABC Member Rate
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate