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 is Full. Registration for new students will open again in June 2018.

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 here.

Important Dates for Late-Start Students:

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

LIVE-Online Class Orientation (online students only)

The Week of October 9th
The class night of the week will be assigned and emailed to the student and contractor the week before orientation.

Orientation for Denver (classroom students only)

Tuesday, October 10th – A-M
Wednesday, October 11th – N-Z
Orientation will be held at the Denver campus.

2017-18 Late Start Program Class Start Dates (for All Students)

Week of October 16th
(5:30-9:30pm) Classes Begin
The class night of the week will be assigned and emailed to the student and contractor the week before class starts.

Class Schedules

Class schedules are generated the week before school starts and will be emailed to both the student and the contractor.

Please note: class schedules will be emailed the week before class. If you have not received your class schedule by email please request your class schedule at info@iecrm.org.

 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?

Oct 2017

NFPA 72 Fire Alarm – Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Make-Up Class Opportunity – Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 12:00 am

Nov 2017

IECRM Veterans Committee Plaque Dedication Ceremony – Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Lighting Control – Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Policy & Issues Forum – Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Membership & Events Committee Meeting – Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Dec 2017

Safety Forum: Fleet & Driver Safety – Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:30 am - 9:00 am
2017 IECRM Student Holiday Party – Friday, December 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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11429 Pearl St.
Northglenn, CO 80233
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