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Customizable Self-Paced Programs to Meet Your Goals

If you are interested in becoming an electrician but cannot make it to our trade school or be logged in at a specific time of day, our Self-Paced Correspondence program may be the choice for you. You can take your classes when they fit into your schedule. Do a little each night, or work on it during the weekends…the choice is yours. Maine Electrical Institute offers self-paced electrician training online.

We provide you with the books you need through our book-lending program…and access to the course quizzes online (and homework and videos for many courses). You will be able to communicate with the instructor if needed, but replies will not be instantaneous. At the end of each course, you take a proctored exam…either at our facility or through an approved proctor, swap books for the next one, and move to the next course, progressing through at your own speed.

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Self-Paced Electrician Training Program in Portland, ME

Different Programs to Suit Your Career Goals

Maine Electrical Institute is ready to train you for a successful career as a licensed electrician. We offer various instruction programs to develop your skills and expertise. Please read through the descriptions of each program to understand your options and decide which is right for your educational needs:

 

Two-Year Electrician Program

This electrician program provides students with the required 576 hours of education to sit for the State of Maine Electrical Journeyman Exam. Students will still need to complete the required work hours in the field before they can sit for the exam. The program includes 45 hours of instruction in each of the following classes:

Pricing:

Students may enroll in the two-year Journeyman program in a couple of ways. We are pleased to offer a discount for those who pay for both years up front. The cost is $4,400 and you can do so here:

Purchase Journeyman Program In Full (with discount)

Or, if a student prefers to pay for one year at a time, the cost is $2,250 per year. Students must purchase the second year before beginning the seventh course of the program. Pricing for the second year is subject to possible pricing changes. You may purchase one year at a time by doing so here:

Purchase one year of the Journeyman program

 

 

One-Year Electrician Programs
Limited to Residential Program

You will graduate this electrician program with the required 225 hours of education to sit for the Limited to Residential house wiring license. Students will still need to complete the required work hours in the field before sitting for the exam. This program includes 45 hours of instruction in each of the following:

  • Basic Electricity I
  • Basic Electricity II
  • Controls I
  • Blueprint Reading
  • National Electrical Code Course
  • Transformers

 

Pricing:
Self-Paced Correspondence- $2,250
Purchase Residential Program

 

Limited to Low-Voltage Program

You will graduate this electrical program with the required 225 hours of education to sit for the Limited to Low-Voltage license exam. Students will still need to complete the required work hours in the field before sitting for the exam. This electrician program includes 45 hours of instruction in each of the following:

  • Basic Electricity I
  • Basic Electricity II
  • Controls I
  • Blueprint Reading
  • National Electrical Code Course
  • Electronics

 

Pricing:
Self-Paced Correspondence- $2,250
Purchase Low-Voltage Program

 

What is the difference between a Residential and a Journeyman License?

For answers to this question see: How to Become an Electrician

What is a Limited Low Voltage License?

A Limited Low Voltage license is a special license that allows you to work on electrical systems under 95 volts. These electrical systems often take a special level of expertise. Once you have obtained this license, you are able to perform entertainment/sound system installation, landscape lighting, security systems, fiber optic cable systems, telephone wiring systems, data wiring systems, and other low voltage systems.

 

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