Electrical Apprenticeship

Electrical Apprenticeship

  • Electrical Apprenticeship

Sheridan College, Gillette College
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Degree Options: Certificate 

Electricity does more than powers our TVs and cell phones, it keeps the world connected. From installing electrical systems to maintaining a skyscraper’s power to fixing an electrical issue on a piece of machinery, Electrical Apprentices experience wide-ranging work. They keep the lights on and the power running in our homes, offices and buildings. An Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate from NWCCD, which meets the State of Wyoming’s educational requirements for becoming a licensed journeyman electrician, will set you up for a successful career.


Industry Outlook

It’s an excellent time to begin a career as an Electrical Apprentice. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Electrician career field will add nearly 115,000 new jobs from 2012-2022, a 20% increase in the workforce. The complexity of the energy sector, paired with the increasing demand of electricity to cities across the globe, Electrical Apprentices will find expansive career opportunities and growth.


Careers and Opportunities

Electrical Apprentices install and service a wide variety electrical circuits, equipment, and control systems. Earning NWCCD’s industry-focused Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate will set you up for an engaging career. Industry fields include:

  • Installation
  • Electrical communication
  • Control systems
  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Residential


The combination of local, experienced instructors, with a nationally recognized curriculum is of great benefit to students.


Our Program

NWCCD is considered a leader in its Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate, one of the most highly regarded programs in the region. As a student in our Electrical Apprenticeship program, you will receive hands-on training in our career and technical education centers. You will also learn electrical theory and industry standards. Our modern electrical learning center features current industry equipment, helping you learn industry standards.


Our program instructors, each have varied teaching styles and extensive industry experience. Courses utilize curriculum developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research. The combination of local, experienced instructors, with a nationally recognized curriculum is of great benefit to students. The Electrical Apprenticeship certificate is a bonus over and above the Journeyman license. The 24 credits of course work can be directly applied toward Gillette College’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Technology.


NWCCD’s strong community partnerships help students secure succeed, as industry leaders participate in guiding the future of the program.


Faculty and Community

NWCCD career and technical education faculty are dedicated to make sure you learn the necessary skills to land good-paying jobs in a variety of technical industries. As a graduate of the Electrical Apprenticeship program, you will understand electrical theories, codes, and application relevant to today’s workforce.


The Northern Wyoming Community College District’s strong industry partnerships with coal mines, contractors and the greater energy sector shape technical curriculums to help ensure students are prepared to succeed.



Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties.

Sheridan College

1 Whitney Way
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-675-0505
Phone: 888-675-0505

Gillette College

300 West Sinclair
Gillette, WY 82718
Phone: 307-681-6000
Phone: 888-681-6070