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 ALL Students:
All 1st Year students must take the Math Assessment prior to registering for classes.
- 6/14/2021 First Semester Registration Open – Early Member Only
- 6/21/2021 First Semester Registration Open – ALL
- 7/1/2021 Deadline for Placement testing – Contact office to schedule your appointment
7/5/2021 First Semester – Early Pricing Ends
7/16/2021 First Semester Registration Ends
7/16/2021 Overview class for placement students
7/19-7/21, Math Module
7/26-7/30, 2021 Book Pick-Up – schedule to follow
July 26-29, 2021 Back to School Night – schedule to follow
7/30/2021 Online Orientation for all students
Week of August 2, 2021, First Semester Begins
Members must be in good standing in order to receive the member rate. Payment in full is required by end of the day on the close of early-bird registration (July 5) in order to receive the discounted rate.
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 ended in September of 2020. IECRM offers CEUs in-class and online.
2020 Code and NEC Changes books are available to purchase at the main IECRM campus in Northglenn and online. Get yours today!
April 21, 2021
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