Who is IECRM?
Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM), established in 1981, is one of 50 chapters of Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC), founded in 1957. IEC is a national trade association for merit shop electrical contractors. Learn more about IEC National.
IECRM is the largest IEC electrical training program in the country and has been the leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association in Colorado for over 39 years. Our member base is comprised of over 250 electrical contractors and industry partners and provides training to over 2,500 electrical apprentices and licensed electricians annually. IECRM is dedicated to educating, promoting, and advancing the electrical industry. Learn more about IECRM here.
What does it take to become an electrician?
A combination of 8,000 hours on-the-job training as an Electrician’s Apprentice and at least 288 hours of classroom training is required in order to take the license exam to become a Journeyman Electrician in the state of Colorado or Wyoming.
Apprenticeship is an “earn and learn” training model that combines work-based learning with related classroom teaching using the highest industry standards.
IECRM provides the classroom training that is required by the state of Colorado and offers resources to connect individuals to companies that are hiring.
Please visit our FAQ page for more information about becoming an electrician.
Important Dates for 2020 Late-Start Students
Required Math Assessment for First-Year Students:
All first-year students need to take the IECRM Math Assessment. This can be taken one time with a calculator. If they do not pass the assessment they will need to enroll in an online math module before the beginning of the first year. http://bit.ly/
Class Orientation & Start Dates
Tuesday, October 6 & Thursday, October 8
Week of August 3
Week of October 12
Late-Start Students can pick up their book kits at IECRM from 4pm – 6pm at IECRM in Northglenn
Regular Session Classes Begin
LATE START Classes Begin
IECRM is working with ever-changing guidelines for in-class sessions and we are hoping to return to normal as soon as possible. Please stay tuned and we will update you as soon as we can.
Training Locations & Availability
Due to current protocols with COVID-19, IECRM will be offering Hybrid Apprenticeship Classes for the 1st Semester of the 2020-21 school year. All IECRM Apprenticeship course work will be conducted ONLINE, led in real-time by Instructors. We will have dedicated Labs/ Practical Objectives scheduled throughout the semester so that IECRM students can receive hands-on learning if they choose to attend. We encourage all registering students to ensure a solid internet connection and technology to enhance the class experience. Laptops, desktop CPUs, or tablets are recommended; cell phones will work but will provide the least quality for the class experience.
- Main Northglenn Campus: 11429 Pearl Street, Northglenn, CO 80233
- Fort Collins Campus: 912 Smithfield Dr., Ft. Collins, CO 80524
- South Denver Location: 15653 Brookstone Dr., Parker, CO 80134
- Live-Online Program: Online
Class schedules are generated and emailed to students the week before school starts.
The next enrollment period for new students will begin August 31 for 1st Year Late Start only.
What is required to renew your electrical license this code cycle?
All licensed electricians in the state of Colorado are now required to complete 24 hours of CEUs each code cycle. The current code cycle will end in September of 2020. IECRM offers CEUs in-class and online.
2020 Code and NEC Changes books are NOW available to purchase at IECRM and online. Get yours today!
View Upcoming Classes or Upcoming Events!
September 25, 2020
CONSTRUCTION CAREERS NOW: Outdoor Hiring Fair, Thursday, October 8th, 3-6pm
IECRM Contractor Members are invited to p