Cuesta College is an approved training provider as a general electrician certification training program.  Students enrolled in an approved course may register with the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to be eligible to work as an electrician trainee and continue their employment if 150 classroom hours each year are completed until qualified for the certification exam. Students who complete all the mandatory courses are eligible to sit for the certification exam administered by the state of California.  Passage of this exam in combination with specific work experience will complete the state electrician certification process. 

There is additional paperwork required for the State Electrician Trainee Program. Please contact the Engineering Technology Department for more information at (805) 546-3264.