Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

The Manufacturing Plant Electrician Apprenticeship is overseen by the MA #1018 Metro Manufacturing Plant Electrician JATC. Follow the links below for information regarding the Manufacturing Plant Electrician Apprenticeship Program.

Class Schedule

Term New Course Name / Number Old Course Name / Number
First Year
Term I (fall) APR 121: Intro to Electricity and Circuits  TE 9610 Elec I
Term II (winter) APR 122: AC/DC Motors Principles TE 9611 Elect II
Term III (spring) APR 123: AC Theory for Motors and Transformers TE 9612 Elect III
Term IV (summer) APR 201: Electrical Motor Controls Elective
Second Year
Term V (fall) APR 124: Electrical Systems Operations TE 9613 Elect IV
Term VI (winter) APR 125: Electrical Circuits and Wiring Methods TE 9614 Elect V
Term VII (spring) APR 126: Electrical Systems Installation per NEC TE 9615 Elect VI
Term VIII (summer) Elective - See the Things You Should Know document.
Third Year
Term IX (fall) APR 221: Advanced AC Circuitry TE 9616 Elect VII
Term X (winter) APR 222: Hazardous Locations TE 9617 Elect VIII
Term XI (spring) APR 223: Motor Control Operations Including PLC’s TE 9618 Elect IX
Term XII (summer) Elective - See the Things You Should Know document.
Fourth Year
Term XIII (fall) APR 224: Electrical Code - Level I TE 9619 Elect X
Term XIV (winter) APR 225: Electrical Code - Level II TE 9619 Elect XI
Term XV (spring) APR 226: Electrical Code - Level III TE 9620 Elect XII
Term XVI (summer) Elective - See the Things You Should Know document.

The class schedule is subject to change without notice.

Current/upcoming term Apprenticeship class schedules are available on the PCC website.

New and Old Course Number Crossover List

Please note: To qualify for "re-rate" each apprentice must complete one (1) elective in each calendar year in addition to the core courses for that year. Report same on MPR’s and submit transcript of grade upon completion. This is necessary to satisfy the requirement of Art. 6 - Related Training Program Standards. The committee strongly recommends consultation with the supervising electrician in choosing the course.

Training Agent Approval Process

Apprentice Indenture Procedure

All items below must be submitted 10 days prior to a committee meeting.

Mail or drop off completed paperwork to:

PCC – Swan Island Trades Center
Katrina Cloud – MS STC 108
6400 N Cutter Circle
Portland, OR 97217

PCC Admission/Entrance Procedure

  1. Apprentices can go to the Admissions webpage and fill out the online admission form.
  2. Wait about three days, then call Cascade Campus Testing Center at 971-722-5234 for a recording of when you can take the college placement exam. (For your convenience, there are other Testing Centers that may be more conveniently located where you may arrange your placement testing).
  3. Next, go back to the Orientation web page and complete the online new student orientation.
  4. Once these steps are completed the apprentice will be ready for class registration.

Registration and Grade Procedure

You may register for classes and print your grades using MyPCC. To gain access, go to www.pcc.edu, scroll to the upper right corner and click on the yellow button labeled "MyPCC". If you need assistance logging in please call the student helpline at 971-722-8222. To reach the registration helpline call 971-722-8888.


Print off the following documents as needed: