• Description: 

    This two-year electrical pre-apprenticeship program is certified by the Washington State Trades and Apprenticeship Council.  Students will learn to install, test, and service basic power and lighting systems.  Students will study Watts Law, Ohms Law, Electrical Math, Electrical Projects, Grounding, Switching, Wiring, and Services. Students will become proficient in the application of the National Electrical Code.  All NEWTech Pre-Apprenticeship Programs enable students to start on the pathway of becoming a trained professional in the building trades. Scholars can earn industry-recognized credentials.



    • Learn about residential and commercial applications of the National Electrical Code
    • Learn about wiring installations and motor controls 
    • Learn electrical theory and print reading

    Video overview of the program

    Year 1
    Any combination of the credits below = 3.0 (1.5 max per semester)
    1.0 Lab Science (.5 max per semester)

    3.0 Occupational or General Elective (1.0 max per semester)  

    Year 2
    3.0 Occupational or General Elective (1.0 max per semester)    

    Certification Opportunities: (* indicates a test fee applies)

    • OSHA 10
    • Boom Lift Certification
    • First Aid/CPR

    College Credits Available: None

    Course Syllabus

    Program Uniform Information   


    • Students are required to have health/medical insurance before any shop work will be allowed.

    • Must have student/parent or guardian info and medical sheet on file in school office.

    • Students will be provided with their first pair of safety glasses. Replacement glasses are available through the instructor and can be paid for in the business office.

    • Students will be required to purchase an Energy & Power work shirt as their class uniform.

    • Students are expected to wear their uniform shirt in class every day.

    • Students are required to wear appropriate work pants (no holes), closed toe shoes, and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) the instructor assigns.

    • Form-fitting Hy-Flex Cut Resistant Gloves

    • Other items students should be prepared with in class are:

    • Leather Work Belt

    • Folding Pocket Knife (4” blade)

    • Spiral Notebook

    • #2 Pencils

    • TI-30XA Calculator

    • Current Uglys Electrical Reference book by George v. Hart (Amazon, Home Depot, etc.)


    Instructor:  Jacob Snyder JacobSn@spokaneschools.org


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