Who are we?
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 38 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.
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.
The next enrollment period for new students will begin in June of 2020.
- 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
2020 Code and NEC Changes books are NOW available to purchase at IECRM and online. Get yours today!
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