Pre-Electrical Craft Helper


Schedule of ClassesFall Spring

Pre-Electrical Craft Helper Class

The Department of Water & Power and Los Angeles Trade Technical College are co-sponsoring a semester length class in Pre-Electrical Craft Helper training (Course ECONMT 101).  The Class will meet once per week and you can enroll into a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evening class.

Please register for classes @ Admissions and Records (ST Lobby) on campus or online. (

On Site Registration Will Not Be Accepted

Enrollment in this course is limited to classroom seating capacity only.

This is a basic preparatory course that is designed to help students do well on the Electrical Craft helper and other civil service examinations.  The course consists of:

  • Electron Theory
  • Electrical Generation
  • Transmission
  • Distribution
  • Street Lighting
  • Overhead and Underground
  • Basic Circuits
  • Transformers
  • Ropes
  • Knots
  • Block and Tackle
  • Safety

The L.A. Dept of Water & Power Civil Service Examining Division has made completion of this course one of the requirements for eligibility to take the Electrical Craft Helper Examination.  The DWP does not require this course as a pre-requisite for employment and successfully completing this course does not guarantee employment, only the ability to take the examination.

Spring 2017 dates.

Tuesday or Wednesday:

Begin Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 or Wednesday, February 8, 2017

End Date: Tuesday,  May 30, 2017 or Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Time:  5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Instructor: Gary Waid


E.D.M. Training  Facility 2 nd Floor Classroom

11760 Truesdale Street, Sun Valley, CA  91352 (map it)

Wednesday or Thursday classes:

Begin Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 or Thursday, February 9, 2017

End Date:  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 or Thursday, June 1, 2017

Time:  5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Instructor: Denny Poplawski


Central District Headquarters

3 rd Floor Conference Room

1350 Wall Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015 (map it)



Registration Fee: $184.00 (subject to change, health fee charged when applicable) payable online or at the Business office on campus in the 1st Floor of Juniper Hall.  Non-Resident or International Student tuition fee’s  are substantially higher.  Please call the Admissions Office at (213) 763-5300 for fee information.

NOTE: If you are under 18 years of age and a High School student, download and fill out the “Supplemental Application for Admission” form. HS students who turn in an application may have the fee waived.  Contact the Bridges to Success office at (213) 763-5560 if you have any questions.