The Wisconsin Electrical Trades Council is an organization of and for electrical contractors, electricians, inspectors and suppliers. Our goal is to provide a forum for those who are involved in the electrical trade to share ideas, learn about new developments in the industry and continue our education so we can provide the very best in our chosen profession.
Through this website we hope to bring news and information about the WETC to our members and others who may be interested in the electrical trade.
Check back to learn more. Feel free to contact us for additional information.
Learn and grow with the WETC!
16-Hour Electrical Exam Prep Class
Joe Hertel & Monte Ewing will again be offering their unique training, practice, insight and tips on how you can pass the Wisconsin Electrical Credentialing Exams using only the 2017 NEC and the SPS 316 Wisconsin Electrical Code. This intense (2 - 8 hour days) session will provide the confidence you need to write the test and obtain your Master, Journeyman, or Inspectors License. Plan for this key training just before you schedule your test date for best results.
(Class provides 16 CEU credits for maintenance of a WI Electrician's Credential.)
Plans are to hold a class in January and again in March of 2023. The exact dates and locations will be available soon!
Thank you for your interest in WETC sponsored classes or events.
Introduction to Solar P/V Code Requirements
Coming in the Spring of 2023!
This 8-hour class was developed to introduce solar P/V code requirements to all levels of electricians. If you have considered offering solar P/V installation and service as part of your business or contracting offering this is the class for you! The class will be held in a location that will provide a close up look at an actual solar installation and presented by certified solar P/V technicians.
(Class will provide CEU credit for maintenance of a WI Electrician's Credential.)
This class is currently being reviewed by the WI DSPS for approval and CEU credit assignment. Check back for more information - coming soon!
WETC Scholarships Available!
The Wisconsin Electrical Trades Council is excited to offer scholarships for the children and grandchildren of their members. Each year there are four $750 General Education Scholarships awarded to support continuing education for those who are attending a state-accredited university or technical school on a full time basis in the State of Wisconsin. These are only available for the families of WETC members.
The WETC also awards one $1,000 scholarship to anyone who is planning to attend a state-accredited university or technical school on a full-time basis in the State of Wisconsin to further their education in a field of study directly related to the electrical trade or industry. This is called the EMELS Scholarship an is intended specifically for someone studying in the Electro-Mechanical, Electrician, or Linemen's School field. Membership in the WETC is not a requirement to qualify for this scholarship.
Further information and application forms with all of the details will be available January 1st, 2023 on our website or by contacting our office at firstname.lastname@example.org .
WETC 66th Annual Conference and Training Event!
We will be holding our Annual Conference and Training Event during the last week in February of 2023 at The Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids. There will be a schedule of short training or informational presentations on Thursday, February 23rd, some that will provide CEUs, as well as important information for both contractors and electricians alike. Thursday evening we will enjoy a banquet meal followed by presentation of door prizes, awards and entertainment. On Friday, February 24th, in addition to our Annual Meeting there will be 6 hours of training and code-related presentations for an additional 6 CEUs that will count toward maintaining your Wisconsin Electrician's Credential.
Depending on availability and scheduling there may be a program or tour scheduled for attendees who choose to check in early on Wednesday afternoon the 22nd . Be sure to check back for more information!