Welcome to CEC

The Columbia Electrical Council was formed by Columbia-area electrical contractors to provide a quality, affordable apprenticeship training program. Students who complete the nationally certified program:

  • Acquire new skills in the classroom
  • Become an expert on the job site
  • Understand the “how and why” of
    the electrical trade


Training and education gives an apprentice the opportunity to become a well-rounded electrician.

Other benefits include:

  • Higher pay
  • More responsibility
  • Better chance of advancement