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Basics in electricity student

Electricians are problem-solvers.

They use specialized hand tools, drills, and diagnostic
tools to install and repair complex electrical wiring systems.

As an electrician, you can specialize in repairing power outages, laying wiring for new buildings, or troubleshooting electrical issues. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of electrical tools and materials as well as have exposure to electrical blueprints and basic circuitry. Colorado needs workers in electrical contracting. These fundamental skills will prove valuable to your career in the booming construction industry.

Students Gain

✔️ HBI pre-apprenticeship electrical certification

*HBI Electrical Pre-apprenticeship Certification is a nationally recognized pre-apprenticeship certification. However, these hours do not count toward state electrical apprenticeship hours, or towards the hours needed for a Journeyman or Wireman’s license.

✔️ Career coaching and help starting a career as an electrician!


4 Weeks
Monday – Friday

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Must be a graduate of the Construction Skills Bootcamp.



*Full tuition coverage is available through our WORKNOW scholarship. 

Basics in electrical construction students
Electrical construction student

Course Content

Electrical Introduction

  • Electrical Terms 
  • Rough Electric 
  • Basic Safety
  • Electrician’s tools

Electrical Details

  • Electrical design/plans
  • Circuitry 
  • Working with conduit and MC wire
  • Wiring using schematics

Electrical Practice

Hands-on build projects like

  • Pulling cable
  • Roughing into framing
  • Wiring a 2-way and 30-way switch and ceiling fan
  • Testing and troubleshooting 

You Will Learn

Electrical course topics

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Get Started With BuildStrong Academy of Colorado

1. Fill out the interest form on this page.
Once you sign up, you will get more information about our training process and you will be sent an online application which takes about 10 minutes to fill out.

2. Connect with our recruiter.
Once we receive your application, our recruiter will contact you to determine if we are a good solution for your career goals. We then help match you with the right training for your career path.

3. Deposit.
Pay the deposit for the course in our online store. Once you pay the deposit, please confirm which class you’d like to take with our recruiter.

4. Construction Training Begins


Contact our Recruiter with any questions or for more information.

Upcoming Classes at BuildStrong Academy of Denver

  • 4-Week Construction Skills Bootcamp (M-Th) [BCA36]

    November 28, 2022  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, CO 80216

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  • 2-Week Concrete Basics (Tu, W, Th) [CRT 33]

    November 29, 2022  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, CO 80216, USA

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  • 2-Day OSHA-10 Class (Th & F) (Bootcamp Graduates Only)

    December 1, 2022  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl (445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, Colorado 80216)

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  • BSA Career Fair

    December 7, 2022  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, CO 80216, USA

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  • 4-Week Construction Skills Bootcamp (M-Th) [BCA37]

    January 3, 2023  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • 8-Week Construction Skills Bootcamp (T & Th) [BC57]

    January 3, 2023  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • 8-Week Construction Skills Bootcamp (M & W) [BC58]

    January 16, 2023  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • 2-Week Concrete Basics (Tu, W, Th) [CRT 34]

    January 17, 2023  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • 4-Week Pre-Apprenticeship Carpentry (M-F) [CARP11]

    January 30, 2023  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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