The Square D brand of Rueil-Malmaison, France-based Schneider Electric will sponsor the 2006 IEC National Apprentice of the Year Competition during the IEC National Convention and IEC Electric Expo 2006 in Denver, Colo., on Sept. 28. The 2006 IEC National Apprentice of the Year Competition is a test of an apprentice's electrical skills and abilities.

Each apprentice represents an IEC chapter from across the country and the winner will earn the prestigious title of 2006 IEC National Apprentice of the Year.