Workforce Training

Journeyman Electrician

Wentworth offers an accelerated, four semester journeyman electrician program to prepare individuals to become licensed Journeyman Electrician in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A variety of theoretical and applied concepts will be covered in each course, with the overarching intent of journeyman electrician license preparation. Each class will devote a significant portion of time covering the Massachusetts Electrical Code.

This program is conveniently designed for busy adults with a sequence of evening courses. The program begins every September, January, and May, and each class is 150 hours.

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Admissions Requirements

Course Details

  • Length: 15 weeks
    Two class meetings per week
  • CEUs: 15

Course Descriptions

TJEC101 JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN I
This is the first of a four-course sequence designed to meet the requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the Journeyman Electrician License. Massachusetts regulations for electricians and materials used in the electrical trade will be covered. Also included is use of a calculator, series circuits, parallel circuits, graphical interpretation, resistance, inductance, capacitance, batteries, plan views, elevations, detail drawings, residential and commercial plans. This course also covers mathematical operations, algebraic equations, and electrical problem-solving using algebraic solutions.  Fifty percent (50%) of the class time will be devoted to the Massachusetts Electrical Code.

TJEC102 JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN II
The second of a four-course sequence designed to meet the requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the Journeyman Electrician License.  This course includes applicable inductive reactance, capacitive reactance, series and parallel impedances, power, power factor, combination circuits, and three-phase circuits. Plan views are examined in detail; circuits are followed and explained with respect to practical applications to the electrical code. Fifty percent (50%) of the class time will be devoted to the Massachusetts Electrical Code.

TJEC103 JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN III
The third of a four-course sequence designed to meet the requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the Journeymen Electrician License.  Extensive code calculation, motor controls and motor calculations, service calculation for single and multi-family dwellings, and transformers. Also covered are Residential and Industrial Calculations to prepare you for your license.

TJEC104 JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN IV
This course concludes the four-course sequence, designed to meet the requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the Journeyman Electrician License. Material covered in this course includes emphasis on characteristics of electrical devices, motors, generators, transformers, lighting, one-line diagrams, symbols, and system operation. Each week will be devoted to a study of the Massachusetts Electrical Code.

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