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


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 ...

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