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Welcome to the Online Learning System has partnered with the electrical training ALLIANCE (etA) to offer these courses. These online courses provide you a better understanding of the construction industry and the requirements for acceptance into the apprenticeship program. will better prepare you for the tasks evaluated for entrance into the apprenticeship program. provides tremendous insight regarding the duties performed by construction workers and what is expected of them.

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Interim Credentials


Unlock your potential and fast-track your career with our Electrical Interim Credentials program. Meticulously crafted by the electrical training ALLIANCE, in collaboration with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), this program offers a streamlined path to success in the electrical industry. Dive into engaging, technology-based learning modules designed to fit your busy schedule, and master essential skills through bite-sized lessons and interactive assessments. With our program, you'll not only gain valuable knowledge but also position yourself for advanced placement at any of the 270 IBEW/NECA Electrical Training Centers across the United States. Whether you're a recent high school graduate or seeking to transition into a rewarding career, our Interim Credentials program equips you with the expertise and credentials to thrive. For more information about the Interim Credentials program, click here. Don't wait to take the next step towards a brighter future - register today and ignite your journey to success!

Reading Comprehension


Workplace reading skills are essential for success on the job. Reading to perform a task is required not just for job performance, but for worker safety. This course teaches you effective ways to capture the most important information within a text. You'll begin with an assessment that gauges your current ability to respond to questions about a technical passage. Then, you'll dive into best practices such as the SQ3R reading strategy, how to identify key components within a text, and how to effectively draw conclusions. You also will discover ways to connect to the text so as to establish deeper meaning, and eventually, how to apply the reading methods to working with math.

Significant Code Changes to the 2023 NEC – Most Significant (8 Hrs. – Code Changes)​


The 2023 NEC Code Changes course is intended to be an asynchronous course for the user and contains most significant revisions and new requirements associated with the 2023 NFPA 70 NEC. Throughout the course, you will learn about the updates of the 2023 NEC by reviewing the change summary, significance of the change, and Code language, and by taking knowledge checks on the changes throughout the course. The course has seven topics that each cover Code articles and their associated changes. Also included in the course you will find a course completion certificate and a course survey.
This course is approved in the following states: Arkansas, Delaware, Wyoming

Tech Math

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Many skills are required to successfully complete a construction apprenticeship program and be able to function as a competent Journey-level worker. One such skill is the ability to apply standard mathematics in the classroom as well as on the job. The Tech Math course provides a review of necessary mathematical skills which are crucial to anyone working in a building trade. Topics include operations with whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, ratios, exponents, and units and measurements.

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Gain a Competitve Edge has partnered with the electrical training ALLIANCE to offer voluntary online courses to support applicants during the entrance process for apprenticeship training programs to provide a better understanding of the construction industry and the requirements.