PROGRAMS

The Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center offers three federally registered apprenticeship programs: Inside Construction Wireman-5 year, Sound, Communication & Data Management-3 year, Residential Wireman-3 year. All three programs are subsidized by the IBEW Local 58 and SMCNECA joint training fund. Tuition is currently $100 per quarter and overall costs for the program are nominal.

TYPES OF APPRENTICESHIPS

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The Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center is dedicated to training apprentice electricians, apprentice tele-data installers, journeyman electricians and installer-techs on behalf of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 58 and the Southeastern Michigan Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association. The school is privately funded through the collaborative partnership of IBEW Local 58 and SMCNECA. Costs to attend the program are nominal and participants earn wages and benefits during the duration of their apprenticeship.

The majority of the program is on-the-job training where apprentices earn wages and benefits which increase with skill attainment as the program progresses. Students also attend one full day of school every two weeks at the Detroit EITC.

underline_leftINSIDE CONSTRUCTION WIREMANunderline_right

Inside Construction Wiremen build the landmarks, arenas, office buildings, retail stores, malls, airports, iconic buildings and a variety of other commercial and industrial facilities across the region.

5 year
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8hours in class
two days per month
8khours
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The 5-year Inside Construction apprenticeship provides a variety of hands-on exposure and technical classroom instruction to prepare for a wide array of electrical work in the construction field. Inside Construction Wiremen begin earning $17.42 per hour when entering the apprenticeship program and work their way to $29.05 per hour along with a strong benefits package over the course of their education. Upon graduation, hourly wages begin at $38.73 per hour with more for foreman and supervisor positions. In addition to on-the-job experiences, apprentices are required to do homework lessons online, and attend classes at the Electrical Industry Training Center one day every other week for related hands-on training.

Each school day is eight 8 hours. Apprentices must have internet access and a computer available in order to complete the homework lessons prior to class. Internet/Computer access can be provided at the training center for those who do not have it elsewhere. Click here for minimum computer specifications. The apprentice will be employed by a signatory contractor doing electrical construction work. Transportation to the training center for classes and to the job site for work is the responsibility of the apprentice. The apprentice will be paid a percentage of the journeyman wage rate and will receive periodic wage increases as they meet the program requirements.

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The world runs on information and technology and Sound, Communication & Data Management Installer-Technicians provide the skilled support needed to install,maintain, troubleshoot and expand those critical systems.

3 year
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8hours in class
two days per month
4.8khours
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This 3-year apprenticeship explores critical systems like data management, data storage and integration, building security, life safety and much more. Sound, Communication & Data Management Installer / Technician apprentices begin earning $13.22 per hour when entering the apprenticeship program and work their way to $19.83 per hour along with a strong benefits package over the course of their education.
Upon graduation, hourly wages begin at $26.44 for Installers and $32.83 for Technicians per hour with more for foreman and supervisor positions. In addition to on-the-job experiences, apprentices are required to do homework lessons online, and attend classes at the Electrical Industry Training Center one day every other week for related hands-on training.

Each school day is 8 hours. Apprentices must have internet access and a computer available in order to complete the homework lessons prior to class. Internet/Computer access can be provided at the training center for those who do not have it elsewhere. Click here for minimum computer specifications.
The apprentice will be employed by a signatory contractor doing electrical construction work. Transportation to the training center for classes and to the job site for work is the responsibility of the apprentice. The apprentice will be paid a percentage of the journeyman wage rate and will receive periodic wage increases as they meet the program requirements.

underline_leftRESIDENTIAL WIREMANunderline_right

Technology and electricity drive the home, condo or multi-unit apartment complex in increasingly complex and integrated systems.

3 year
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8hours in class
two days per month
4.8khours
in the field

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The 3-year Residential apprenticeship provides a foundation of electrical knowledge to complete the safe and efficient installation of intricate wiring, communications and security systems for all types of residential properties. Comprehensive training with a commitment to quality, safety and adherence to established building codes for the Residential market, insure that dwellings are as safe as they are technology advanced Residential Wiremen begin earning $10.85 per hour when entering the apprenticeship program and work their way to $16.28 per hour along with a strong benefits package over the course of their education.
Upon graduation, hourly wages begin at $21.70 per hour with more for foreman and supervisor positions.
In addition to on-the-job experiences, apprentices are required to do homework lessons online, and attend classes at the Electrical Industry Training Center one day every other week for related hands-on training.

Each school day is 8 hours. Apprentices must have internet access and a computer available in order to complete the homework lessons prior to class. Internet/Computer access can be provided at the training center for those who do not have it elsewhere. Click here for minimum computer specifications. The apprentice will be employed by a signatory contractor doing electrical construction work. Transportation to the training center for classes and to the job site for work is the responsibility of the apprentice. The apprentice will be paid a percentage of the journeyman wage rate and will receive periodic wage increases as they meet the program requirements. Comprehensive training with a commitment to quality, safety and adherence to established building codes for the Residential market, insure that dwellings are as safe as they are technology advanced.