The Electrician’s Academy

Jump-Start Your Career at WPCC

Are you interested in a career in the construction trades industry?

The trades industry has opportunities for electrical, plumbing, carpentry and general construction workers and for those who are interested in starting a trades business.  Companies are hiring!

WPCC, in partnership with Burke Development, Incorporated (BDI), Work in Burke and the Western Piedmont Homebuilders Association, is offering a comprehensive training program this summer for individuals who wish to pursue a career as electricians. The class will meet four days per week for five hours each day for ten weeks beginning in May, for a total of 200 hours of intensive classroom and hands-on training. The accelerated program will provide students the skills needed to gain entry level employment with residential and commercial electricians and as entry level electrical maintenance technicians in local industry.

Areas of Specialization

  • Commercial Wiring
  • Residential Wiring
  • Electrical Industry

Registration Information – Deadline May 29, 2019

Section #: 58314
Dates: June 3 – August 8, 2019 (No classes: July 1-5)
When: Monday – Thursday  from 8:00 am until 1:30 pm.
Cost: $180 per student plus textbook
Location: WPCC K Building located on the Jim Richardson Complex, 200 East College Drive in Morganton, NC
Room:  K-240


$180.00 Registration Fee
$99.70 Textbook Fee (price subject to change)
Modern Residential Wiring (2017 NEC)

Qualifications and Expectations

  • High School graduate or actively pursuing a high school diploma
  • A limited number of sponsorships are available for individuals who are highly motivated, dependable, and willing to learn.
  • Financial Aid may be available, so please inquire!

For More Information

The class will have a limited number of students. We’re looking for motivated, energetic individuals who want to begin a rewarding career in a field that is both growing and will continue to grow. If you are interested in applying to the program, please call Stoney Story at (828) 448-3118 for more information.

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