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Apprenticeship: Electricity (AEL)

​​Division of Business and Career Technical Education
​Interim Dean:​
Elizabeth Arteaga​
Location:U-83
Phone:(714) 628-4883

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Apprenticeship Electricity Industrial provide the required related and supplemental instruction for state-indentured electrical inside wiremen apprentices. They install conduit, electrical wiring, fixtures and electrical apparatus inside commercial buildings and in a multitude of industrial settings. They use many different kinds of tools, ranging from simple one- and two-hand tools to power-assisted tools. Interested apprentices should contact the Orange County Electrical Apprenticeship Training Committee and the Apprenticeship Office at Santiago Canyon College. Successful completion may result in journeyworker status. Meets the state requirements as an electrician trainee program.

Apprenticeship Electricity: Intelligent Transportation Systems Electrician

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Apprenticeship Electricity Intelligent Transportation Systems Electrician provide related and supplemental instruction for electrical apprentices. The program is designed to train apprentices in the process of planning, installing and maintaining intelligent transportation signal systems beginning with the rudimentary elements of construction housekeeping and safety, and then continuing on through the more advanced techniques of job planning, layout, installation and startup. Apprentices will learn to use the National Electrical Safety codes, Caltrans installation plans and specifications and IMSA standards and practices. Apprentices will receive hand-on training as well as instruction in electrical theory. Apprentices who successfully complete this program will be eligible for Intelligent Transportation Systems Electrician Journeyworker status. They will have the skills necessary to work for signatory Intelligent Transportation/Traffic Signal contractors and will be qualified to train apprentices.

Apprenticeship Electricity: Sound Installer

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Apprenticeship Electricity Sound Installer provide related and supplemental instruction for electrical apprentices who have been recommended by the Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Interested apprentices should contact the committee and the Apprenticeship Office at Santiago Canyon College. Successful completion may lead to state journeyworker certification.

Apprenticeship Electricity: Sound Technician

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Apprenticeship Electricity Sound Technician provide related and supplemental instruction for electrical apprentices who have been recommended by the Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Interested apprentices should contact the committee and the Apprenticeship Office at Santiago Canyon College. Successful completion may lead to state journeyworker certification.​