Workforce Training

Master Electrician

Wentworth's Master Electrician course covers the requirements for the Master Electrician License in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The offerings of this course include a study of the general laws of Massachusetts which apply to electricians, and the regulation of the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Electricians. The course will cover topics such as: identification and use of electrical materials, wire sizes, ampacity, demand factors, temperature change of ampacity, voltage drop, feeder requirements, branch circuit calculation, fuse requirements, motor protection, conduit sizing, circuit theory, power factor, three-phase circuits, motors, transformers, lighting, symbols, plan reading, estimating, taxes, discounts, insurance, fees, workman's compensation, profit, and overhead and checking procedures. At least half of the class time will be used for a thorough study of the Massachusetts Electrical Code.

Upon completing this course individuals will be prepared to sit for the Master Electrician examination in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Additionally, the course provides valuable insight into the electrical contractor business. 

Students will fill out the state form for verification of classroom hours. Click here for form. The form must be stamped by the registrar by request of the student and returned to the state with their application for licensure.

Wentworth's master electrician course is conveniently designed for busy adults, with two evening class meetings per week over a period of 15 weeks.

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Admissions Requirements

Course Details

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

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