Registering for this coursework will start students on their journey to completing the 295.5 required training hours for the Connecticut Low Voltage (L-6) Electrician Apprenticeship program. As an apprentice, students will learn on the job under the supervision of a journeyperson while working for an approved sponsor and attending the related instruction through an approved provider. Students will complete 295.5 hours of related instructions as well as 4,000 hours of on-the-job training while they are enrolled in this program. The training program is taught over two years or 4 Semesters (6 months each). Students will take the following online courses:
- Certified Alarm Technician Level I
- Intro to Construction Drawings
- Introduction to Construction Math
- Fire Alarm Installation Methods
- Craft-Related Mathematics
- Introduction to the National Electrical Code®
- Low Voltage Cabling
- OSHA 30 Hour
- DC Circuits
- Power Quality and Grounding
- Intro to Electrical Drawings
- AC Circuits
- Troubleshooting Using Test Equipment
- National Electrical Code as it Applies to Fire Alarm Systems
- Advanced Intrusion Systems
- Electronic Access Control
- Life Safety Code
- Video System Technologies
- Troubleshooting, Service, and Maintenance
- International Building Code
- Codes and Standards Refresher
What to Expect: Purchasing this product will enroll you in the first semester of the program. At the completion of the semester, you will be contacted to confirm enrollment in the next semester and billed accordingly.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an L-6 Limited Electrical Journeyperson?
The holder of this license may perform only work limited to low voltage, alarm or signal work, audio and sound systems, and only while in the employ of a contractor licensed for such work. The installation or repair of any telecommunication work is not authorized with the exception of the interface wiring from an alarm system to an existing telephone connection for monitoring purposes. The voltage of the system is not to exceed 25 volts or five amperes where such work commences at an outlet receptacle or connection previously installed by a person holding the proper electrical license. The requirements to qualify for this license examination shall be the completion of a registered apprenticeship program or at least four (4) years of equivalent experience and training.
How long is the program?
The program is designed to be completed over a two year period and requires 295.5 hours of related instruction and 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
What is the time commitment per week for the related instruction?
Students will spend an average of three to four hours per week completing the related instruction over the two year period. This instruction is offered in several convenient options to address the different learning styles of students.
How does an Apprenticeship program benefit employers? *
First and foremost, apprenticeship helps businesses develop highly-skilled employees. Apprenticeship programs also reduce turnover rates, increase productivity and lower the cost of recruitment.
How much money can an apprentice earn? *
Apprentices earn competitive wages, a paycheck from the first day of employment and incremental raises as skill levels increase. The average wage for a fully-proficient worker who completes an apprenticeship is $50,000 annually. Apprentices who complete their program earn approximately $300,000 more during their career than non-apprenticeship workers.