CETA Apprenticeship Program
CETA offers a four-year apprenticeship program, which combines both on the job and related classroom training.
If accepted into the apprentice program, apprentices are assigned to an electrical contractor for a minimum of 8000 OJT hours; there is no guarantee of 40 hours per week. Apprentices will complete a total of 10 terms of school; classes are currently one evening per week at the Charleston Electrical Training Alliance in North Charleston, SC.
A general description of work performed on the job includes the following categories:
- Wiring of Residences, Duplexes, and Small Apartment Buildings
- Wiring of Public, Commercial, School, and Hospital Buildings
- Wiring of all Industrial Buildings and Equipment
- Wiring of residences, duplexes, and small apartment building; necessary shop work and preparation
- Wiring of public, commercial, school, and hospital buildings; the installation and repair of all equipment therein; necessary shop work and preparation
- Wiring of all industrial buildings and equipment; the maintenance, repair, and alteration of same; necessary shop work and preparation
- Wiring of systems that include sound, data transmission, telephone, fire alarm, fiber optics, energy management, closed circuit television, programmable controllers and nurse call