For over 30 years, the Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM) has been the leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association in Colorado.  Representing more than 200 member companies and educating over 1,500 electrical apprentices and licensed electricians annually, IECRM is dedicated to educating, promoting, and advancing the electrical industry.

IECRM, located in Denver, Colorado, is a chapter of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC), a national trade association for merit shop electrical and systems contractors and is the largest IEC electrical apprenticeship training program in the country.

What does it take to become an electrician?

In order to take the license exam to become a Journeyman electrician in the state of Colorado or Wyoming, an individual must have a combination of 8,000 hours on-the-job training, and at least 288 hours of classroom training for a total of 4 years of apprentice experience. 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.

Registration for the 2017-18 Late-Start Program Opens Monday, September 11 2017

In addition to our regular school schedule, we have a LATE START program for First Year Students ONLY. Late Start students can attend class in Denver or Live-Online.

Register and pay-in-full by September 22nd to receive the early registration pricing. Seating is limited and will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Registration will close Friday, September 29th, or when all seats are filled.

Denver: 11429 Pearl Street, Northglenn, CO 80233
Live-Online: Online

How to apply to the program

If you are not yet working as an apprentice: You MUST APPLY first. Learn how to apply here. Read FAQs about the Apprentice Program hereIf you are already working as an apprentice, OR you are a contractor trying to register one of your apprentices for schooling, please continue down to “How to Register” below and follow those instructions.

How to register

To register, your employer must register you online using AMPS. If you are a student who is paying his/her own tuition, please call Annette at (303) 853-4886.

Registration Dates & Rates

Early Registration
Monday September, 11 – Friday, September 22
Early Registration Tuition Rates
$590* = Early Registration Member Rate
$840* = Early Registration Non-Member Rate
*Books are not included in the cost of tuition. Books are an additional charge between $400-$600 per year.
Register and pay in full by Friday September 22, 2017 to take advantage of the early registration rates. After September 22, 2017 students may still register until September 29, 2017 at the regular registration tuition rates, listed below:
Regular Registration tuition rates
$640* = Regular Registration Member Rate
$915* = Regular Registration Non-Member Rate
*Books are not included in the cost of tuition. Books are an additional charge between $400-$600 per year.

Required Math Assessment Test

Monday, September 25th
at IECRM in Northglenn
No appointment needed. Bring a calculator!
A score of 70% or above is required on the Math Assessment test before you may attend class at IECRM. If you get a score less than 70% on the Math Assessment Test then the Math Module is required before you may attend school at IECRM. The Math Assessment is FREE and the Math Module is a fee of $140.

Math Module (available online or at the Denver Campus)

October 2nd, 3rd, & 4th
Those that scored less than 70% on the required Math Assessment Test is required to take the Math Module in order to attend class at IECRM. The cost of the Math Module is $140.
Click Here to Register for the Math Module

 2017 Code and NEC Changes books are NOW available to purchase at IECRM and online. Get yours today!

IECRM Campus Locations:

11429 Pearl Street
Northglenn, CO 80233

912 Smithfield Dr., # 1 & 2
Ft. Collins, CO 80524

 What’s Coming Up?

Jul 2017

Important Dates for Late-Start Students – Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - Friday, September 29, 2017 at All Day

Aug 2017

PDU: Wiring Methods in Ft. Collins – Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
PDU: Grounding & Bonding in Ft Collins – Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Annual IECRM Golf Tournament – Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7:00 am - 2:30 pm

Sep 2017

Colorado RW, JW, & ME License Exam Prep Course – Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Veterans Committee Meeting – Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7:30 am - 8:30 am
PDU: NEC Changes in Ft. Collins – Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Membership & Events Committee Meeting – Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
PDU: Theory & Calculations in Ft. Collins – Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Basics of Electrical Blueprint Reading – Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CPR, AED and First Aid Class in Denver – Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IECRM Government Relations Committee Meeting – Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:30 am - 8:30 am

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