Electrician’s Technology Program

electrical students

Program Details

The Electricians Technology Program at EMCC is a nine-month FREE program offered through the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan that provides a strong electrical/electronic foundation necessary to meet the increasing technological demands of the electrical trade. Designed for the individual interested in becoming a licensed electrician, this program provides the 576 hours of education needed to meet the licensing requirements of the State of Maine.

Upon successful completion of the program, the State of Maine Electrician Examining Board will allow the student to sit for the Journeyman’s Examination.  The Electricians Technology program also can be used to meet the educational requirements for various limited electrician licenses.

Application Requirements:

  • 18 years of age by the start of the course
  • Maine state resident
  • Copy of high school transcript or equivalent (GED/HiSET)
  • Copy of higher education transcript, if applicable
  • Required immunizations: See Immunization History Form

Program Schedule:

The current 2023 Electrician’s Technology Program has reached maximum enrollment capacity. If you are interested in enrolling in a future program, please complete the form below. 

Typical class schedule:
Mon/Wed/Fri 8:00 – 11:00 AM and 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Tuesday and Thursday there are no classes, leaving room for students to have an internship, practicum, or be employed by an electrical contractor.

Please indicate your interest in enrollment using the form below or reach out with any questions to workforce@emcc.edu.

Financial Assistance

Inquire with any of these public assistance programs for support with any of your educational or financial needs including tuition assistance for continuing education credits, laptop and internet assistance, transportation, and other necessities.

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan, KDonovan@emdc.org, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements

Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click here for more information about this program.

Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean, CGalyean@mainecf.org, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall, Suzanne.graveshall@maine.edu, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703. General Line: Teri Mann, hope@maine.edu, 207.551.3331 or apply online.