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Electrical Progam

About the Program

  • Electrical Apprenticeship is a 4 year program;
  • Registration is open every year from May through August;
  • Tuition cost of the program is $365 per semester. Books are not included;
  • Classes are held in the evenings, three hours per night, and twice a week for a minimum of twelve weeks; A grade of 70% or higher with attendance is required to pass.
  • The state requires a minimum of 144 hours per year, plus 8,000 hours of documented work experience. Completion must be documented each year with the State of Idaho Electrical Bureau before the journeyman exam can be taken.
  • The apprenticeship course is designed to provide related training in the electrical trade that will give students the proper course work in safety, Electrical Code, equipment, and a knowledge of the trade.
  • Instruction includes: Basic trade mathematics; Fundamentals of electricity and power distribution; National electrical code requirements; Commercial, industrial, and residential wiring requirements, Control theory and other fundamentals. Idaho has a reciprocal journeyman license agreement with the following states: Colorado / North Dakota / Maine / Oklahoma / Montana / Oregon / Nebraska / Texas / New Hampshire / Utah / New Mexico / Wyoming

Entrance Requirements

  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Apply for Apprentice Electrical License through State Electrical Bureau (208-332-7127),
  • Be employed by a licensed Electrical Contractor. Work under the constant supervision of a licensed Electrical Journeyman or Master Electrician preferred.
  • Be enrolled in CSI Electrical Apprenticeship Program.


  • Twin Falls
  • Burley
  • Hailey

Electrician Journeyman

Electrician Journeyman can install and maintain multiple types of electrical systems found in homes, apartments, and facilities such as high rise condominiums, strip malls, schools, hospitals, waste water and manufacturing industries. This includes installing and or replace new lighting and lighting control systems, receptacles, motors and motor controlling equipment, heating equipment, and building automation systems that control the operation of all of a facility’s energy usage.

Electrical Apprentice

Any person who, for the purpose of learning the trade of journeyman electrician, engages in the installation of electric wiring or equipment while under the constant on the job supervision of a qualified journeyman electrician.

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