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Electrician Program

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Electrician

The Electrician program can provide you with the necessary technical, scientific, communication, and interpersonal skills for successful employment. Your education can help prepare you for entry-level residential, industrial, and commercial employment in this vital field.

The program provides you with the knowledge and ability to install, alter, repair and maintain all types of electrical systems. The training gives you the flexibility to pursue different areas of employment as entry-level electricians.

The Electrician program will provide students training in the following areas:

  • Basic electrical theory and concepts
  • National electrical code and conduit bending
  • Commercial wiring and circuitry
  • Power distribution and intermediate conduit bending
  • Motors and over-current protection
  • Advanced code concepts and blueprints
  • Industrial controls
  • Advanced industrial control concepts
  • Electronic and computer-based control technology

Some areas of study within the Electrician program include:

  • Electrical Theory and Personal Development
  • NEC/Safety/Hand Tools and Conduit Bending
  • Residential/Commercial and NEC Requirements
  • Transformer Principles and Test Equipment
  • Hazardous Locations and Power Distribution
  • Power Distribution and Emergency Systems
  • Motor concepts and jobsite management
  • Advanced Industrial Controls
  • Solid State Controls and Industrial Automation
  • Introduction to Computerized Industrial Control
  • PLC I/O Configuration
  • PLC Data Move Functions

A solid background in the theory and technology of the electrical field will expand your knowledge base and provide an advantage with career advancement.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Electrician program are qualified for entry-level positions such as:

  • commercial and residential electrician
  • preventative maintenance
  • production electrician
  • bench electrician
  • repair electrician
  • industrial maintenance electrician
  • programming electrician and maintenance technician

They are also qualified to pursue entry-level positions as field service electricians and installation electricians in a number of manufacturing industries and market sector that have a need for electricial technicians.


Does Electrician look right for you?

If so you can use our Application Form to get started in the Electrician Program.

Campuses that offer the Electrician Core*

Program Disclosures

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