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Registration starts August 7, 2023 for the 2023-24 School Year 
Classes start in September
4 Years; 150 hours per year from SEPTEMBER to APRIL • 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm; two (2) sessions per week. Access to the Internet for online sessions is necessary. This is a hybrid program with some sessions on-campus and some online; schedule is determined by the instructor and campus availability.

Tuition does not include textbooks.  Reference materials are provided.

(50 sessions) combining on campus and online instruction as possible
PREREQUISITES: Students much provide a high school diploma or equivalent.  Additional registration information can be found by visiting our registration page: Register Now.

Program Description:
Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which student/workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. This is a four year program that ultimately will lead you to attaining your electrical contractor’s license. Morris County Vocational School District is partnered with the National Center for  Construction Education and Research (NCCER) to offer the educational component required for licensing. Our County Apprenticeship Coordinator, Peter Bedell, facilitates your registration with the Department of Labor so that you may enjoy the benefits of a quality training program supported by this government agency. You may be eligible for advanced standing if you have on-the-job experience, vocational school training and/or military background.

Each year your instructors, who are experts in the field, introduce and review topics as necessary to ensure you develop sound theory and safety skills, within code and with efficiency. Most classes are theory/code based with occasional shop demonstrations and guest lecturers or field trips.

Apprenticeship instruction is meant to supplement your job experience. If you are not working with a licensed professional, the school will provide job leads when available, but it is the student’s responsibility to have an employer to sponsor him/her for official apprentice registration with the Department of Labor. For more information regarding electrical licensing in New Jersey, visit

PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of Year 1. Advanced placement may be possible with proof of completion of a comprehensive electrical program. Access to the Internet is necessary as some percentage of class is conducted online.
Please see our brochure or our website for course descriptions which include more information regarding content, subject matter, etc., for each successive year of training.