Frequently Asked Questions
*8000 hours of on the job training will need to be completed prior to sitting for the Minnesota Journeyman Exam. There is an exception to this rule in Minnesota for 2 year approved trade school graduates who need 6000 hours after graduation. The Electrical Association's (EA) apprenticeship classes do not qualify as trade school credit and do not reduce the 8000 hour requirement.
*If you are taking the apprentice course to meet requirements in additional states – please verify that this program meets their specific requirements
The Electrical Association partners with the Electrical Training Network (ETN) to provide a registered apprenticeship program to our members.
ETN of MN has a set of standards that have been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor that all companies accepted into the program must follow.
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Our trainers are knowledgeable, well known and respected in the industry. They provide the information you want, and need to know.
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"Employees enjoy learning at their own pace while using a structured, understandable curriculum."
- Kenny Javens, Javens Electric, Inc.
"It has vastly improved our ability to hire inexperienced people and train them to be skilled electricians."
–Tom Kopperud, Norman's Electric Service, Inc.
"This course helps us attract employees and improve their standard of living through good paying jobs and a sense of accomplishment."
–Jim Grant, Jim's Electric Company
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