Our Electrical Apprenticeship Program for 2023-2024 has started and we won’t be taking applications until April 1, 2024 for our 2024-2025 program year.
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Cedar Lake Apprentice Program

Electrical Apprenticeship in Cedar Lake, IN

IEC Midwest provides high-quality apprenticeship and on-the-job training opportunities in Cedar Lake for aspiring electrical contractors. Our brick-and-mortar training center is located in Cedar Lake, Indiana, but we have the area’s only online training program as well.

During the four-year program, apprentices who 1) attend our electrical apprenticeship training program and 2) are employed by Midwest IEC Contractor Members will have over 500 hours of in-school training and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training (OJT). Upon completing the program, our apprentices are issued a Journeyman license by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Minimum Requirements for Electrician Apprenticeship in Cedar Lake

  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have copy of high school diploma, GED, or college transcripts
  • Must have valid email address, internet access, computer and/or smartphone
  • Must pass drug screening

Earn While You Learn

Attend class one night a week while you make wages from your employer during the day. Our class schedules allow our students to graduate debt-free if they so choose.

Are You a Veteran?

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes our program as a valid educational opportunity under the GI Bill. Veterans may use their GI Bill based upon honorable discharge (DD214) or active reserves.

To learn more about our Cedar Lake apprenticeships, click a program on the upper right-hand side (or below on mobile).

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    The Information request herein is a voluntary disclosure and is used for Apprentice Program Statistical Purposes and will only be disclosed in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act (Privacy Act 0f 1974- P.L - 93-579)

  • Notice To Applicants

    This organization does not require a pre-acceptance medical examination, but the contractor members of this organization do reserve the right to require drug testing and/or a medical examination after an offer of employment is made to an applicant. Offers of employment are conditioned upon the passing of a drug test for the purpose of detecting the illegal use of drugs. Also, if an employment offer is made, you may be asked to answer certain medical questions. An applicant will not be excluded from employment unless they have medical conditions that prohibit their ability to perform the essential job functions of electrical apprentice, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Representations & Waivers

    Read the following conditions. If you have any questions regarding the conditions, you should ask for a full explanation or clarification from the IEC office (219-900-0091). Signify your understanding and specific acceptance of each condition by your signature in the space provided at the end of this form.

    I hereby authorize the Independent Electrical Contractors Association to investigate any and all statements contained in this application. I hereby consent to the IEC Association conducting any checks concerning by background which are deemed necessary, advisable or helpful by the IEC Association (except contracting my current employer, unless permission is granted above). I understand that failure to produce a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record will not prohibit my acceptance into the program but may limit the ability of the IEC to place me with a member. I may be required to submit to a drug test. I hereby consent to a drug test and waive any and all objections I might otherwise have to such a drug test. I understand that all statements made this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and without mental reservations. I understand that falsification of this application may result in my not being considered for acceptance or, in the event that I am accepted by the Independent Electrical Contractors Association, in my dismissal from the program.

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