Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship

Program Number: 50-413-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Start your career and your college degree at the same time! Gain on the job electrical training with the Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship program at Moraine Park.

About the Program

Industrial electricians work to install, test, troubleshoot, maintain and repair electrical equipment in industrial settings. They ensure electrical systems run safely and efficiently, as the systems they work on power large, complex facilities.

What You’ll Learn

Industrial electrician apprentices learn from hands-on classroom instruction that complements on-the-job apprenticeship training critical for success in the industrial trades.

Work Description

As an industrial electrician apprentice, you’ll perform work on motors, motor control cabinets, power distribution and lighting within an industrial environment.  You’ll need to solve complex problems, apply math to daily tasks and perform maintenance on electrical equipment.  Working environments and industries vary and may require additional knowledge of local or state codes and regulations. 

Industrial Electricians perform electrical tasks such as troubleshooting with the use of multimeter, oscilloscope and other testing equipment.  They install conduit, electrical circuits, electrical controls such as timers, relays, and variable speed drives.  Utilizing a Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)is another technical skill that assists in troubleshooting and improving manufacturing equipment.

For safety, Industrial Electricians must understand the risks and hazards when working on industrial equipment.  A practical understanding of OSHA is required in addition to referencing and understanding the National Electrical Code designed to protect persons and property from hazards arising from the use of electricity. 

Number Title Crs
Year 1
413-750 DC Electricity 2
413-751 AC Electricity 2
413-773 Safety and Print Reading .5
413-760 Industrial Electrician Transformers 1
413-761 Industrial Electrician Motors and Generators 1
413-752 Codes for Industrial Electricians 1 .5
413-753 Codes for Industrial Electricians 2 .5
Total 7.5
Year 2
413-762 Industrial Electrician Motor Controls 1 1
413-763 Industrial Electrician Motor Controls 2 1
413-764 Industrial Electrician Motor Controls 3 1
413-754 Code for Industrial Electricians 3 .5
413-755 Code for Industrial Electricians 4 .5
413-765 Power Systems and Variable Speed Drives 2
413-756 Codes for Industrial Electricians 5 .5
413-757 Codes for Industrial Electricians 6 .5
Total 7
Year 3
413-769 Programmable Logic Controllers 1 1
413-770 Programmable Logic Controllers 2 1
413-771 Programmable Logic Controllers 3 1
413-758 Codes for Industrial Electricians 7 .5
413-759 Codes for Industrial Electricians 8 .5
Total 4
Year 4
413-768 Solid State Electronics 2
413-766 Fluid Power Systems - Pneumatics .5
413-767 Fluid Power Systems - Hydraulics .5
413-772 Green Awareness for the E&I Trades 1
Total 4
Required Electives (Unpaid Related)
531-465 Required - Heartsaver First Aid/CPR .15
455-455 Required - Transition to Trainer, Your Role as a Journeyworker .2
Total N/A
Total Credits 22.5