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MA #1040 Limited Maintenance Electrician JATC

The MA #1040 Metro Limited Maintenance Electrician JATC is registered to train apprentices in two trades: Limited Maintenance Electrician (LME) and Stationary Engineer (SE). The LME program consists of 4,000 on-the-job training hours and two years of core classes. The SE program consists of 8,000 on-the-job training hours and four years of core classes. After either program, the apprentice would be eligible to test for their LME license. The LME license allows the holder to repair, replace, and maintain electrical equipment of a type normally found in an industrial plant, commercial office building, or building owned and operated by the state, a local government entity, or institution. The installation of new electrical equipment is not allowed. LMEs and Stationary Engineers usually work in one location or a complex of buildings under one owner. Electrical work is limited to 600 volts and less.

The MA #1040 JATC meets six times per year to conduct business. The Committee is governed by a policy document and a State-approved Standard for each trade. Please refer to the Standard for details about each program.

All apprenticeship classes are open enrollment and open to the general public who meet the required prerequisites. However, students are only eligible for a journey card or to sit for a licensing exam upon successful completion of a registered apprenticeship program as administered by a registered JATC. To officially register for and earn hours through an apprentice program, students must be currently employed and sponsored by an approved employer. PCC is not currently able to place students in employment for apprenticeship purposes.

Limited Maintenance Electrician and Stationary Engineers apprentices take a core class every term (fall, winter, spring, summer). For LME apprentices, Term 1 may begin in fall term or spring term. Stationary Engineer apprentices must begin their Term 1 in fall term. However, an apprentice may begin their program at any term during the year. If an apprentice begins their program in a term when their core class is unavailable they must enroll in an approved elective from the training committee’s list of approved electives.

Booklists for all classes are available through the PCC Cascade Bookstore and may be purchased in person from the bookstore or online from the PCC bookstore or any online retailer.

See a schedule for the current term.

LME Apprentice class schedule

LME Apprentice Class Schedule
Term New course name and number Credits
First year
Term 1 (fall or spring) APR 101: LME: Electrical Theory Fundamentals 3
CEU 925P: Coyne 1st Aid/CPR for Trades 8 CEU
CEU 3965: Cultural Competency
Term 2 (winter or summer) APR 102: LME: DC Motors 3
Term 3 (spring or fall) APR 103: LME: AC Motors & Transformers 4
ELT 120: OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training 1
Term 4 (summer or winter) APR 104: LME: Luminaires & Equipment 3
Second year
Term 5 (fall or spring) APR 201: Electrical Motor Controls 2
CEU 925P: Coyne 1st Aid/CPR for Trades 8 CEU
CEU 3965: Cultural Competency
Term 6 (winter or summer) APR 202: LME: LME: Electrical Code Level I 4
Term 7 (spring or fall) APR 203: LME: Electrical Code Level II 4
Term 8 (summer or winter) APR 204: LME: Electrical Code Level III 4

SE Apprentice class schedule

Term New course name and number Credits
First year
Term 1 (fall) APR 101: LME: Electrical Theory Fundamentals 3
CEU 925P: Coyne 1st Aid/CPR for Trades 8 CEU
CEU 3965: Cultural Competency
Term 2 (winter) APR 102: LME: DC Motors 3
Term 3 (spring) APR 103: LME: AC Motors & Transformers 4
ELT 120: OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training 1
Term 4 (summer) APR 104: LME: Luminaires & Equipment 3
Second year
Term 5 (fall) APR 131: Refrigeration I 2
CEU 925P: Coyne 1st Aid/CPR for Trades 8 CEU
Term 6 (winter) APR 132: Refrigeration II 2
Term 7 (spring) APR 133: Refrigeration III 2
Term 8 (summer) APR 201: Electrical Motor Controls 2
Required any term second year Brazing Certification & CFC Certification
Third year
Term 9 (fall) FMT 122: Introduction to Boilers 3
CEU 925P: Coyne 1st Aid/CPR for Trades 8 CEU
Term 10 (winter) FMT 222: Intermediate Boilers 3
Term 11 (spring) FMT 201: Introduction to Chiller Systems 3
Term 12 (summer) APR 274: HVAC, Steam & Hot Water Systems 4
Fourth year
Term 13 (fall) FMT 202: Direct Digital Control Advanced Technology 3
CEU 925P: Coyne 1st Aid/CPR for Trades 8 CEU
Term 14 (winter) APR 202: LME: Electrical Code Level I 4
Term 15 (spring) APR 203: LME: Electrical Code Level II 4
Term 16 (summer) APR 204: LME: Electrical Code Level III 4