This is a building trades apprenticeship. You will be trained to work as a construction electrician on residential, commercial, and industrial locations. You will work under the direct supervision of a qualified journeyman electrician doing electrical construction, renovation, and maintenance at manufacturing plants, office buildings, schools, hospitals, stores, apartment buildings, private homes, or any other location where electric service must be provided and maintained.
Upon successful completion of the Inside program you will be classified a "Journeyman Inside Wireman". You will receive at least 8000 hours of on-the-job training and at least 800 hours of related classroom training. You will be eligible (and qualified) to take a "journeyman electrician" licensing examination in the State of Michigan. Although you will receive some training in residential construction most of your work will be on commercial and industrial jobsites. If you are interested in residential construction only, do not apply for admission to this program.
Hourly wage rates for an “Apprentice Inside Wireman” are figured as a percentage of the current journeyman wage rate as follows (effective June 1, 2020 to May 30, 2021):
Period Base Rate Vacation Total
1st @ 40% $ 16.51 $ 2.48 $ 18.99
2nd @ 50% $ 20.64 $ 3.10 $ 28.47
3rd @ 60% $ 24.76 $ 3.71 $ 28.47
4th @ 70% $ 28.89 $ 4.33 $ 33.22
5th @ 80% $ 33.02 $ 4.95 $ 37.97
6th @ 90% $ 37.14 $ 5.57 $ 42.71
Journeyman @ 100% $ 41.27 $ 6.19 $ 47.46
If you have questions this program, please contact the Electrical Apprentice School, (734) 475-1180.