WECA's History & Purpose
Western Electrical Contractors Association, Inc. (WECA), is a nonprofit organization serving merit shop electrical contractors, their employees and the industry suppliers that support them. Founded in 1929, the association has served the American West for over ninety years.
WECA offers strong political and public affairs efforts, networking, specialized member services, training, and workforce development in an effort to achieve its goal of promoting merit shop electrical contracting as the most valuable, qualified choice for the electrical construction industry. WECA promotes workforce development for the electrical and low voltage fields across the Western United States.
In California, WECA offers federal and state-approved Commercial, Residential, and Low Voltage (Voice Data Video and Fire Life Safety) Electrical Apprenticeship programs, a state-approved Electrician Trainee program, certification exam preparation classes, and state-approved continuing education classes for journeyperson electricians and low voltage technicians.
In Arizona, WECA offers a federal and state-approved Commercial Electrical Apprenticeship program and continuing education classes for journeyperson electricians.
In Utah, WECA offers a federally-approved and Registered, Division of Professional Licensing-Recognized Commercial Electrical Apprenticeship Training Program.
WECA additionally shares its expertise by producing curriculum products and publications for the industry.