Applicants - How To Apply

  Area II (Salem) Inside Electrical Apprentiship Program



IEC Office
11481 SW Hall Blvd. Suite 100
Tigard, OR 97223 

Applications Accepted

Mandatory Orientation

Applicant Notification 

at the IEC Office on the following dates
10:00am – 4:00pm

now emailed orientation form - return form by date below

Receive a ranking letter

1st date

2nd date

3rd date



November 6

November 7

November 8

Friday, November 16

On or before November 30, 2018


How to Apply:

The program must be open to submit an application.* Applications may be dropped off or mailed to the IEC office when we are accepting applications. 

For more information on apprenticeship and the application process, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age within 45-days after the closing application date.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate; or have completed an associate degree or higher from an educational institution accredited by a state education agency.
  • One year of high school algebra, Integrated Math II or equivalent with a grade of C or higher, or submit equivalent math placement test scores. If the algebra, Integrated Math II (or equivalent) was taken over two years ago, equivalent math placement test scores within the previous two year must be submitted.
  • Math placement scores must be math 65 / 70 or higher 

Algebra Assistance & Placement Testing

  • Algebra assistance available to applicants seeking help with the algebra entry requirements:

Additional Employment Conditions

  • Employers may require a pre-employment drug screening test
  • Employers may require a valid driver’s license & meet the employers liability insurance carrier requirements
  • Employers may require a background check 

Veteran's Entry

  • Veterans may apply to the program, be scored, and placed at the top of the Ranked Pool of Eligibles at any time if they meet the minimum qualifications of the program and if they are:
    • Members of the Regular services who have been discharged from active duty service with a DD214 issued within the past 24 months indicating an Honorable Discharge
    • Members of the Selected Reservce or Individual Ready Reserve with a DD214 issued within the past 24 months; OR
    • Members of the Oregon National Guard currently active or with a DD214 issued within the past 24 months

Portland Area Inside Electrical Contact Information

If you are interested in applying for the Inside Electrical program in the Portland Metro area you will need to contact the Area 1 Inside Electrical Program (PORTLAND AREA) at 503-459-4056 or visit them on the web at


* ATTENTION APPLICANTS ON POOL - If the Pool of Eligibles list shifts, you will recevie an email with your new ranking. *