Our Electrician program provides basic to advanced specialized instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment within various electrical trades. The program consists of technical courses designed to develop skills in installation, testing, and troubleshooting of electrical equipment, fixtures, and wiring.
Safe and efficient work practices are emphasized in each course. A study of all applicable electrical codes, standards, blueprint/wiring diagram interpretation, electrical theory, and various installation/construction processes appropriate to each area of expertise are woven throughout the program.
Take a look at the Degree Plan:
- Associate of Applied Science (Technical Studies) in Electrician
- Technical Diploma in Electrician - Fall Start
- Technical Diploma in Electrician - Spring Start
Graduates have knowledge of safe working practices in the electrical field, have an understanding of electrical theory, can read and interpret the National Electric Code, can install and troubleshoot various electrical circuits. Upon completion of this three-semester program, students earn a technical diploma.
A few more facts about the industry –
- Electricians work indoors and outdoors in nearly every type of facility. They install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.
The median annual wage for electricians was $54,110.
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