IEC Chesapeake to Join Forces with Hagerstown Community College this Fall - New Partnership Allows Expansion of Chapter’s Footprint

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Laurel, Maryland – April 15, 2019 – IEC Chesapeake (IECC), the region’s leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association and electrical apprenticeship program provider, has announced its expansion into Hagerstown, Maryland for the 2019-2020 school year. Working in conjunction with Hagerstown Community College, IECC will be offering classes this fall for Year One of its popular Four-Year Electrical Apprenticeship Program. The apprenticeship training program is designed to provide an electrical apprentice with the necessary theory and practical training to earn the status of electrician.

This new partnership allows IECC to expand its chapter presence and offer its sought-after electrical programs in previously underserved areas in and around Hagerstown. Classes will be held at 17301 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740. Initially, just one class will held be held for the school year that begins this fall. The class will be limited to 25 students so interested persons are encouraged to apply early. More information can be found by visiting https://iecchesapeake.com/ or by calling 301.912.3013. The IEC Chesapeake curriculum is a recognized state- and federally-approved, registered apprenticeship training program.

“We are very pleased with both the opportunity to expand apprenticeship options in our chapter footprint and to work with Hagerstown Community College,” stated Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director IEC Chesapeake/IECC. “It’s a win-win for everyone involved.”

About IEC Chesapeake: For more than 35 years, IEC Chesapeake has been the region’s leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association and electrical apprenticeship program provider. As one of the largest chapters of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) national trade association, IEC Chesapeake’s  members are comprised of more than 150 contractors and industry partners, representing over 10,000 men and women in all facets of the electrical and HVAC industries. IEC Chesapeake is dedicated to educating, promoting and advancing the electrical industry. For more information, please call 301.912.3013.or visit https://www.iecchesapeake.com/

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