Caption: Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Electrical; hands work with tools and meter on electrical equipment

The Electrical Apprenticeship program allows eligible high school graduates and adult learners to earn while you learn in the classroom and on the job. The program is a collaborative effort of Blue Ridge Community College, Henderson County Public Schools, Transylvania County Public Schools, Homeschool Association, and Jackson Electric Contractors working together to the workforce of today and tomorrow.

The Electrical Apprenticeship program is a registered North Carolina Apprenticeship with the N.C. Department of Labor.

Application Deadline:

Applications for the Electrical Apprenticeship are closed. Please check back for future dates.


Are you interested in learning more about the Apprenticeship Program with Blue Ridge Community College?

Program Description:

Length of Program: Three years. 4-6 semesters. 4,800-6,000 hours of on-the-job training.
Eligibility: January 2023 High School Graduates and Adult Learners.
Tuition: Free. Plus, you’ll get PAID to attend class.
Starting Pay: $15.00. Periodic increases. Pay after completion: $20.00.
Class Hours: Minimum 432.
Schedule: Begin work with Jackson Electric Contractors now; classes will begin in Spring 2023.

Application and Hiring Process

For adult learners and those graduating in January 2023:

  • Applications sent weekly during enrollment to JEC.
  • If selected, a contingent offer of employment will be extended with specific details to follow.
  • If hired, you will begin employment.
  • Class will begin Spring 2023.

Partner Company

Jackson Electrical Contractors, Inc. logo

Contact Us

Kelli Stewart
Apprenticeship Coordinator
(828) 694-1766
k_stewart1093@blueridge.edu

Blue Ridge offers eight tracks for Apprenticeship!

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Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Business & Banking
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Construction
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Early Childhood Education
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Electrical
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Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Plumbing