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 the 2020-21 School Year

Monday, August 31
Tuesday, September 8
Monday, September 18
Friday,  October 2
LATE-START Early Bird Registration (Members Only)
LATE-START Early Bird Registration (All)
Early Bird Registration Closes
Registration Closes
LATE-START is offered for 1st-Year Students ONLY.

Registration will open for 1st-Year Late Start Students on September 8th.  Please call the office with any questions.

Self-Pay Students
Please complete this form if you are a self-pay student.  You will be contacted by a member of our Training Department to complete your registration and enrollment.

The Math Assessment will be given online using the link below:

First-Year Math Assessment

All first-year students must pass with 70% or better in order to begin first-year classes. Calculators can be used during the assessment.

3-Night Math Module

If you scored under 70%, you will need to enroll in our 3-Night Math Module. This class is held September 28-30 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. This is an online course. The tuition is $140 and you will take the math assessment at the end of the course.

Class Orientation & Start Dates

Week of August 3

Week of October 12

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

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!

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Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain

11429 Pearl St.
Northglenn, CO 80233
Ph: 303-853-4886 | Fax: 303-853-4909
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