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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 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: Recent high school graduates and adult learners.
Tuition: Free. Plus, you’ll get PAID to attend class.
Starting Pay: $17.00. Periodic increases. Pay after completion: $22.00.
Class Hours: Minimum 432.
Schedule: Begin work with Jackson Electric Contractors now; class start date to be announced.

Application and Hiring Process

For adult learners and those graduating in January 2023:

  • Draft Day in February 2024
  • Class will begin August 2024.

For those graduating in June 2024:

  • Class will begin August 2024.

Partner Company

Jackson Electrical Contractors, Inc. logo

Contact Us

(828) 694-1766
apprenticeships@blueridge.edu

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