Patrick Merkel

Director of Education

Patrick Merkel

Contact for assistance with: live training for using the online platform, customer service with the ordering of textbooks and kits, updated yearly test banks for chapter use, graduation certificates for journeyman electricians, enrollment into the instructor training, apprentice of the year preparation material, a line of contact for chapters to collaborate with education-related issues, graduation guest speaker. Department Offerings: yearly updates of the four-year electrical apprenticeship program, Continuing Education Courses- Electrical Systems and Training Series (ESTS), an online delivery platform for content delivery, end of year written-standardized exams, errata process to correct errors, regional proposal process to receive input from chapter/regions for curriculum improvements, up to 41 college credit transfer- American Council on Education (ACE), systems or limited energy programs/courses, instructor training series- for training IEC instructors, Certified Professional Electrician Exam (CPE), Purdue University Management Institution (PMI), Instructor conference