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Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies Certificate

2017-18 Graduation Guide [PDF]

Certificate of Completion
Major Code: 460301B
Courses for this Certificate

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 Cathy Pierson at 541-245-7912. RCC supports the following 8,000-hour
BOLI-ATD trades: inside electrician, limited manufacturing plant electrician, and sign 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’s 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
NEC and OSC code. It also provides additional access to related training courses across the state
for registered apprentices with aligned program outcomes, assessments and courses.
The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant
to the discipline. For a list of learning outcomes for this discipline or program, see

Entry Requirements

Students are required to take a placement test 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 test scores. In addition, students may also be required to
enroll in classes that would increase their employability and success.

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 Pathways Certificates can be applied to other
certificates and degrees in the Career Pathway. For more information, speak to a program advisor
and review the roadmap at

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.

General Education Requirements
Course No.
Course Title
BT101 Human Relations in Organizations or PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations 3
CS__ Approved 3-4 credit computer science class, CS120 or above or documented computer proficiency

Note: Successful completion of CS120 or otherwise meeting the proficiency requirement within the last 10 years fulfills this requirement. Contact a computer science adviser to help determine placement.

MTH60 Fundamentals of Algebra I or MTH63 Applied Algebra I or higher level math 4
WR115 Introduction to Expository Writing or higher level composition 3
  Total General Education Credits 10-14
Related Training
Course No.
Course Title
  Credit toward the certificate earned through related apprenticeship training classes in these trades: 39-48
  • Inside Electrician – 48 credits
  • Manufacturing Plant Electrician – 46 credits
  • Sign Maker/Erector – 39 credits
  Total Program Credits Required 49-62

For more information contact the Apprenticeship coordinator:

Grants Pass or Medford: 541-245-7912
Toll free in Oregon: 800-411-6508, Ext. 7912
Web address:
TTY: Oregon Telecom Relay Service, 711