Interstates holds apprenticeship classes year-round, and in the last six months, we are proud to report that we have had four classes graduate. We also are celebrating two current apprenticeship students earning Top Student Award from IECRM.
What Do Apprenticeship Classes Look Like?
This past spring, we had four apprenticeship classes graduate from three different offices. These individuals have been enrolled in the program for at least three years. Throughout this process, several topics are covered, including electrical theory, wiring for electrical circuits and the National Electrical Code. During the apprenticeship, team members gain valuable field and classroom experience. These training classes allow for great team-building experiences and opportunities to learn about other job sites and people. While some of these classes had to adjust to online learning due to COVID-19, we were happy that their hard work and training could still be completed.
After completing the apprenticeship, all graduates can take the Electrical Journeyman Test; we are proud to report that some graduates have already taken and passed this test. Overall, there have been a total of 17 graduates in the last five months. These graduates will join Interstates crews at job sites in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, and several other locations.
February-Sioux Center, IA Office
May-Fort Collins, CO Office
March-Sioux Center, IA Office
May-Omaha, NE Office
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Two Students Receive IECRM Top Student Award
There also were two students from Fort Collins, CO Office, while not yet graduated, received the Top Student Award which can be granted to students who are involved in their class or has the highest GPA. Congrats to Kirk Petersen and Vladimir Bystrov!
We are so proud of the hard work and dedication all our students have shown. Please join us in congratulating our graduates and top students!