General Information

 

According to ND Century Code 43-09-11, any person registering as an apprentice electrician after January 31, 2008 is required to have related training consisting of one the following:

  • Successfully completed five hundred seventy six (576) hours of training classes recognized by the board and completed eight thousand (8,000) hours’ experience in installing and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment; which experience may not be obtained in less than three years.

  • Successfully completed at least two years of electrical school approved by the board and completed eight thousand (8,000) hours’ experience in installing and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment; which experience may not be obtained in less than three years.

In conjunction with this law, per North Dakota Laws, Rules & Wiring Standards §24.1-04-01-04, an Education Advisory Committee was established by the Board and the Committee has developed minimum requirements in the area of study for the electrical education of individuals registered and licensed by the Board.

ELECTRICAL CORE CLASS RELATED TRAINING MINIUMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Curriculum must meet minimum or exceed required courses as listed below. 
  • The elective course list are examples.  If other industry related courses are offered, attach list. 
  • Provide classroom hours for required and elective courses in table below.

 

Required Courses

Minimum Hours Required

Classroom Hours

Elective Courses

Classroom Hours

Electrical Plans/Print Reading

15

 

Other: (example - 101 hours)

 

Branch Circuit Distribution

45

 

* Industrial Rigging

 

Electrical Grounding/Bonding

25

 

* Tools & Equipment

 

Electrical Theory

75

 

* Advanced Code

 

Fire Alarm System

10

 

* Oil & Gas

 

Industry Orientation (Laws & Rules)

5

 

* Hazardous Locations

 

Material Identification

5

 

* CPR/First Aid

 

Mathematic

40

 

* Cabling/PLC Communications

 

Motor Controls

30

 

* Confined Space

 

Motors

20

 

* Arc Flash

 

National Electrical Code

140

 

 

 

Electrical Safety

15

 

 

 

Overcurrent Protection

10

 

 

 

Building Automation

10

 

 

 

Transformers

30

 

 

 

Minimum Total Required:  475 hours

475

 

Minimum Total Elective:  101 hours

 

Minimum Total Required & Elective Hours

576