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The Electrician’s Assistant training program at Trenholm State Community College is designed to prepare the student to install electrical systems in structures. They install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures. They follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code (NEC), as well as state and local codes.


The Electrician’s Assistant training program utilizes a standardized training and credentialing program developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).


This course provides instruction in basic safety (OSHA), construction math, tools, construction drawings, material handling and employability skills.


This course provides training in safety, electrical circuits and theory, introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC), device boxes, hand bending, wireways, raceways, fittings, electrical test equipment, conductors and cables, basic electrical construction documents and residential wiring.

  • Demonstrate appropriate safety at all times.
  • Install, repair, and maintain electrical wiring, systems, equipment & fixtures under general supervision or direction.
  • Install conduit and pipes to house electrical wires and cables
  • Install circuit breakers and other electrical hardware
  • Rewire lighting units and receptacles
  • Detect live electrical wires
  • Cutting and stripping electrical wires
  • Classes meet from June 6, 2022, to July 28, 2022
  • Classes meet Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • 8-week course (185 classroom hours) - See attached for specific class schedule
  • 25 seats available
  • Training will be held in Building Q at the Patterson Site (3920 Troy Highway, Montgomery)
  • Scholarships are available. Students will be responsible for paying a $100.00 registration fee. Scholarship includes tuition, books and tools. Upon successful completion of the training program, student will receive select tools to keep.
  • Acceptable payment methods are: Mastercard, Visa & Discover. Credit card payments may be made by calling our Cashier at 334-420-4272 Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. If you need to pay with money order, cashier’s check, personal check or cash, please make arrangements with the Cashier.

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History of

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108