Power up your career with SoLAcc’s industry-based Electrical Training Program!

In this 300 hour-course, you will learn the skills to be a residential and commercial electrician, including practical application of electrical systems: voltage, current, resistance and power, computer circuit sizes for installation of branch circuits, feeders, and service entrance conductors according to electrical codes.


Credentials earned:

  • NCCER Core
  • NCCER Electrical 1
  • NCCER Electrical 2
  • NCCER Electrical 3


  • Opelousas (6 months): TBD (evening class).
  • Lafayette (5 months): TBD (evening class).
  • New Iberia (6 months): TBD (evening class).

COST: $6,000, includes tools and book rental. (You may qualify for tuition assistance. Contact 337-521-9028 or workforce@solacc.edu for information).


  • 16+ to take course
  • 18+ to apprenticeship
  • No High School, GED or HiSET required.*

*A high school or HiSET diploma is required for most financial aid grant applications.

job opportunities

The electrical field continues to grow in its scope and employment opportunities due to technological advances as well as economic changes and expansion. This increasing complexity is creating an ever-growing need for well-trained and qualified licensed electricians.

Our graduates:

  • Know safe working practices in the electrical field;
  • Understand electrical theory;
  • Can read and interpret the National Electric Code;
  • Can install and troubleshoot various electrical circuits.  

Average Salary: $55,360
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)


Want to continue your education? Explore our degree pathways with a Technical Diploma or Associate of Applied Science in Electrician.


To discuss tuition assistance options and enrollment steps, fill out this Contact Form, or get in touch with us at:

Economic & Workforce Development Division

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