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2016-2017______________________________________________________________ EASTERN IDAHO TECHNICAL COLLEGE
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APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINING
State-approved apprentice programs are offered in Electrical,
Plumbing, and Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
(HVAC). Each 144-hour program is designed to prepare
students for residential, commercial, and industrial work.
Students receive instruction in safety, theory, mathematics, code,
blueprint reading, first aid, and tools of the trade. Apprentice
classes are held two nights per week from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Students are required to complete 144 hours of instruction and
successfully pass associated tests and quizzes. Program fees and
instructional materials range from approximately $750 to $1,000
a year depending on the program. Payment of fees is required
at the time of registration. These programs are not eligible for
financial aid.
Journeyman License Requirements
The state of Idaho offers a journeymen’s license in the
Electrical, Plumbing, and Heating, Ventilation, and
Air Conditioning trades. The requirements to receive a
journeymen’s license are as follows:
• Work 8,000 hours as an apprentice under a licensed
journeyman (2000/yr for 4 years)
• Attend and pass all four years of the Apprenticeship Classes
(144 hours/yr & 70% or better)
• Pass the State Journeyman’s Exam
Associate of Applied Science Degree for Apprentice/
Journeymen
This program is intended for trades and crafts personnel
interested in furthering their education to become supervisors,
project managers, and business owners. Students enrolled in
Electrical or Plumbing apprentice programs as well as
journeymen may be eligible for this Associate of Applied
Science Degree program. For information regarding course fees
and registration, please contact the Workforce Training &
Community Education Program at 1600 S. 25th E, Idaho Falls,
ID 83404 or call (208) 535-5381, or toll free 1-800-662-0261.
Program Costs
This program requires the completion of related instruction
courses in apprenticeship, 8,000 hours of professional
experience in the relevant trade or craft, and 15 credits of
General Education courses. Interested participants will be
required to complete a Portfolio Process which includes
submission of a formal application for admission, letters of
documentation from your employer(s) verifying you have
completed 8,000 hours of professional work experience in the
trade or craft, and an official transcript of your related instruction
courses. The cost for review of the Portfolio Process and
Associate of Applied Science Degree is listed as follows:
Portfolio...............................................................................$50.00
Cost Per Credit (Technical Education Requirements).........$10.00
Cost Per Credit (General Education Requirements)..........$105.50
EITC Admissions Application.............................................$15.00
COMMUNITY EDUCATION COURSES
EITC’s Community Education Program is all about bringing
people together who want to stir up their creative talents and
gain new experiences. Whether it’s learning conversational
Spanish, photography, yoga, or art classes, our classes focus on
self-improvement and personal enrichment. It’s never too late to
learn new hobbies or refine and develop new skills and interests.
Be one of the estimated five million people across the country
who enroll in non-credit classes and fulfill your passion for
learning!
COMMUNITY OUTREACH COURSES
Workforce Training & Community Education courses are
offered in communities located throughout the College’s
nine-county service delivery area. Programs are currently
available in the Salmon, Driggs and St. Anthony. Courses are
usually conducted in conjunction with public school districts and
small business development centers. Our Community Education
Outreach Centers offer business, industry, and residents many of
the same opportunities students have who live closer to campus.
Classes are available for those seeking to upgrade or learn new
job skills and pursue personal interests. Rural students are also
able to choose from a wide variety of online classes without
having to leave home. New or expanding businesses can also
contact the Workforce Training Manager to discuss customized
training opportunities that can be offered in their community.
Rural students and employers are encouraged to contact the
Workforce Training & Community Education Manager to
suggest new course ideas or to inquire about teaching a class.
ONLINE INSTRUCTION CENTER
Would you like to acquire valuable new skills from the
comfort and convenience of your home or office? Learn how to
navigate the internet, create a web page, or master the art
of web programming . A variety of online computer classes will
help you unlock the powerful secrets behind all your favorite
applications . Our personal enrichment courses will help you
prepare for an upcoming test, eliminate debt, write a successful
grant proposal, become a professional writer, or chart a new
career path. Courses are offered monthly throughout the year
beginning on the third Wednesday of each month.
Each six-week course consists of 12 lessons, two each week, that
can be accessed using an easy-to-read web interface. Textbooks,
unless specified, are not required. These courses are especially
convenient for those with work, school, or childcare
commitments, physical disabilities, limited access to
transportation, or other circumstances that make it difficult to
participate in a traditional classroom setting. You will need the
following:
• Internet access
• E-mail, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox
• If specified, program software
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