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. 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.

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.

 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?

Jan 2018

CEU: Grounding & Bonding in Denver – Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Basics of Electrical Blueprint Reading – Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Safety Forum: OSHA Update – Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Feb 2018

Government Relations Committee Meeting – Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 7:30 am - 8:30 am
There's an App for That! Happy Hour – Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SEMINAR: Surge Suppression – Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Building Jobs 4 Colorado Legislative Reception – Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Colorado RW, JW, & ME License Exam Prep Course – Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CEU: NEC Changes Class in Denver – Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
CEU: NEC Changes in Ft. Collins – Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Electrical Estimating Class in Denver, Colorado – Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Project Management for Electricians – Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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