Electrical Construction

Earn your degree in Electrical Construction!

The electrical construction program is for students seeking to earn a degree or certificate for jobs in commercial and residential construction, public utility agencies and industrial construction and maintenance. This program provides many opportunities for students to learn in the field, including opportunities such as working with Habitat for Humanity. This program prepares students to apply to the Southwest Washington Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, an organization affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #76. Upon completion of the 3,000 hours of instruction, students will be given 4,000 hours that will apply toward the EL01 license.

General Information

Career Advisor: Leesa Ostrander
253-680-7410 | lostrander@batestech.edu

Location: South Campus
Hours: 7:30AM - 4:00PM

Program Length: Nine Quarters

  • National Median Salary$56,180
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings82,200

This information is base on data from June 2021.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

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Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

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Associate of Applied Science
CIP: 46.0302 EPC: 784  

Full-time day and swing shift programs are available for students seeking to earn a degree or certificate in electrical construction for jobs in commercial and residential construction, public utility agencies, and industrial construction and maintenance. The program also provides extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in these and related occupations. Students interested in receiving an ELO1 license should consult with career advisors to ensure enrollment in the appropriate program.


Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.


  • Dave Leenhouts

    253-680-7433 | Email

  • Jeff Llapitan

    253-680-7434 | Email

  • Jim Androy

    253-680-7553 | Email

Bates Technical College offers classes on campus, online and hybrid. For Fall Quarter 2021, vaccinations will be required. Learn more about vaccinations and our COVID-19 response on the COVID-19 resource page.