HCECA is proud to announce we have been selected as the inaugural recipient of the 2021 Maryland Apprenticeship Award!

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Electrician
Earn While
You Learn!
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With on-the-job training you will gain hands-on experience and earn money while learning skills in the workplace.
We provide the technical in-classroom instruction for this high-demand field.

Become an Electrician

In 2020, average hourly wages of electricians in Maryland were $28.75

(or $59,810 annually)

Become an Electrician!

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Employment of electricians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Electricians who can perform many different tasks, such as electronic systems repair, solar photovoltaic installation, and industrial component wiring, should have the best job opportunities.

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About 82,200 openings for electricians are projected each year, on average, over the next decade.

Program Overview

Successfully complete this four-year program and you’ll earn a Journeyperson Certificate from the Maryland Department of Labor.  This certificate is evidence of your training and skills, making you highly employable in the electrical field – and eligible to earn a journeyperson’s wage. Electrical licenses will be issued by examination through the State of Maryland.

Work Full Time

Work Full Time

Work full time (2,000 hours of on-the-job training each year).
Classroom Instruction

Classroom Instruction

144 hours of in-classroom instruction per year (Classes meet from September through May, twice a week from 6-9 p.m.)

Journeyperson Certificate

Journeyperson Certificate

Graduates earn a journeyperson certificate from the State of Maryland. Electrical licenses will be issued by examination through the State of Maryland.

Apprenticeship Career Opportunities

You can take your career as far as you want to go! Completing a 4-year apprenticeship opens the door to various paths including owning your own business or completing an associate degree at Harford Community College with up to 21 credits earned through the program.

Apprenticeship Career Opportunities

RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL - INDUSTRIAL

Learn the skills to build/wire, troubleshoot, repair, and replace electrical systems for all types of buildings such as sports facilities, factories, homes, shopping centers, and restaurants.

Testimonials

Testimonials

The Harford County Electrical Apprenticeship program is offered through a partnership between the Harford County Electrical Contractors Association (HCECA) and Harford Community College. Our goal is to provide the electrical construction Industry with the most highly trained and skilled workforce possible.