Dec 01, 2023  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024

Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies, Certificate of Completion

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About the Program

The Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies program is based on the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) Oregon State Apprenticeship Training Council and local Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee related training standards. It combines full-time, on-the-job work experience with trade-related theoretical instruction. The certificate is available only to BOLI-registered apprentices. If you are interested in becoming a registered apprentice in an Oregon state apprenticeship program, contact the Apprenticeship office at RCC supports the following 8,000-hour BOLI-ATD trades: inside electrician, limited manufacturing plant electrician, and sign assembler/maker.

This certificate is a credential within Rogue Community College’s Electrician Apprenticeship Pathway. The pathway model provides statewide transfer opportunities, ladder-type certificates of completion, and an optional transfer path into a Bachelor of Science degree at the Oregon Tech. The certificate features general education courses prescribed by Rogue Community College and related training credits focusing on the repair or installation of electrical wire devices according to National Electrical Code (NEC) and Oregon Specific Codes (OSC). It also provides additional access to related training courses across the state for registered apprentices with aligned program outcomes, assessments and courses.

Program Learning Outcomes

The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant to the discipline. Program Learning Outcomes for the Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies Certificate of Completion are:

Complete a minimum of 8,000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT).

Repair and install electrical wire devices according to licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC guidelines.

Repair and install electrical wire devises according to licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC for inside electrician, limited energy technician-license A, limited manufacturing plant electrician, sign assembler/fabricator, sign maker/erector, and stationary engineer.

Complete a minimum of 576 State of Oregon-approved related training hours in the classroom.

Complete required related training with a grade C- or better.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete the Placement Process to determine skill level and readiness in math, reading, and writing. As part of their training program, students must begin with the courses within their skill level as determined by placement.

Advanced Standing

Coursework from accredited colleges and universities will be accepted in accordance with college policies and approval of the Department Chair. Credits earned in the successful completion of Career Pathway Certificates can be applied to other certificates and degrees in the Career Pathway. For more information, speak to a program advisor.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all courses in this program with a grade of “C-” or better to receive their certificates. Certain required courses are graded on a pass/no pass basis only. A grade of “P” for these courses indicates a student earned the equivalent of a “C-” or better grade. Students must also possess the appropriate Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship Certificate and be recommended by the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee or the Trades Apprenticeship and Training Committee. This certificate does not guarantee licensure.

Program Prerequisite

  • CIS - Approved Computer Information Science or Computer Science course, 0-2 Credit(s) CIS 120 / CS120 or above, or documented computer proficiency within the past ten years 1

General Education Requirements

Total General Education Credits: 10-11

Related Training

Total Inside Electrician Credits: 48

Total Manufacturing Plant Electrician Credits: 44

Total Sign Assembler/Maker Credits: 40

Total Program Credits Required: 48-59

1 Required for graduation.

For more information, contact the Apprenticeship Department:

Phone: 541-956-7500


Web address:

TTY: Oregon Telecom Relay Service, 711

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